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"Whatsapp Global Powerball Award" Lottery Scam

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"Whatsapp Global Powerball Award" Lottery Scam

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There is no "Whatsapp Global Powerball Award". Therefore, online users who have received e-mail messages like the one below, which claim they are winners in such a lottery or lotto are asked not to follow the instructions in them because they are lottery scams being sent by scammers or thieves.

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Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by lottery scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and subsequently asking them to send money in order to receive their so-called lottery prize. Sending your personal information to these cyber-criminals will only help them rip you off or steal your money. Therefore, online users who have received the same email messages are asked to delete them.

The "Whatsapp Global Powerball Award" Lotto Scam

From: RESERVE BANK OF INDIA rbidelhi@rbigovn.co.in

Date: Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 8:17 PM

Subject: Re: Claim the price

RESERVE BANK OF INDIA

International Remittance Department

Our ref: RBI/2013-2014/398 IN.

(Dir Series) Circular No.78

Payment file: RBI/Ben/015

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT :

We acknowledge the receipt of your mail, We also want to inform you that THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA has been officially notified that your Mobile Number is listed as a beneficiary in the WhatsApp GLOBAL POWERBALL Award that was held in (CANADA) on MONDAY 14TH, JANUARY, 2019. We were also informed that your benefit Amount ₹ 2 CRORE 75 LAKH have been officially cleared for PAYMENT at the HIGH COMMISSION OF CANADA in Delhi.

Your Benefited Amount ₹ 2 CRORE 75 LAKH has the following File Number: RBT/77012707800901/IND/ Ref Number: 97DH-204701/VOL-5/Batch Number: BKL/108/WB-NL-040/Serial Number: XXX0101000127-81988XX.

NOTE: YOUR WhatsApp NUMBER WAS SELECTED FOR PAYMENT of ₹ 2 CRORE 75 LAKH RUPEES BY WhatsApp GLOBAL POWERBALL Program

All Mobile Network WORLDWIDE supported this WhatsApp GLOBAL AWARD Program by furnishing WhatsApp Database with Registered Mobile Numbers which was then collated to facilitate this year Draw which was held in Canada on MONDAY 14TH, JANUARY, 2019. After the Draw , your WhatsApp Number was Selected for this year WhatsApp GLOBAL PAYMENT of ₹ 2 CRORE 75 LAKH RUPEES, The number which your Winning notification was sent s registered to WhatsApp Data based.

To claim your award you are required to provide the needed information for process:

1. NAME IN FULL:

2. ADDRESS (IN FULL):

3. NATIONALITY:

4. AGE:

5. SEX:

6. OCCUPATION (POSITION HELD):

7. WHATSAPP NO & MOBILE NUMBER:

8. BANK NAME:

9. ACCOUNT NAME:

10.ACCOUNT NUMBER:

11. BANK ADDRESS:

12. PASSPORT OR ANY OTHER I D CARDS

Be informed that your Benefited funds of Rs. ₹ 2 CRORE 75 LAKH (Two Crore, Seventy Five Lakhs India Rupees) is ready to be transferred to you. All verification has been done, the telegraphic remittance process has been concluded and the funds is now available for immediate transfer to your local account. Please be informed that the deadline for transferring your Amount (₹ 2 CRORE 75 LAKH) is just 48-hrs only.

Meanwhile, The benefited amount which is Rs ₹ 2.75 Crores will be transferred to you after the APPROVAL from the High Commission of Canada in Delhi, as it was communicated by the (R.B.I) Governor that any Beneficiary of WhatsApp GLOBAL Award you will have to send ACCOUNT DETAILS and your Aadhar Card copy Or Any Other Id Proof Available through Email: (rbidelhi@rbigovn.co.in)

to enable us complete the transfer.

For Further Clarification:Contact the Canadian Embassy through the below information:

For: Contact Person: DR. HARRY NELSON of (High Commission of Canada)

Phone Number: 08130327013

Office Address: 7/8 Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India

Office hours - (Monday to Friday - 8:00am to 5:00pm) / (Saturday - 8:00am to 2:00pm)

While we await your response, thank you for your time and urgent attention to these vital request as we are committed in delivering high quality banking services to suit your needs.

Thank you,

ASHOK KUMAR

GENERAL MANAGER

FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT

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  • Apr 16, 2019 at 3:32 PM by an anonymous user from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

    I also received this message today.

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  • Apr 1, 2019 at 1:13 PM by an anonymous user from Basti, Uttar Pradesh, India

    I also receive this message

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    • Apr 14, 2019 at 2:18 AM by an anonymous user from Basti, Uttar Pradesh, India

      I also receive this message today

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  • Mar 28, 2019 at 11:26 PM by an anonymous user from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

    I also received a message like this:

    "DEAR SUBSCRIBER, YOUR WHATSAPP NO HAS WON RS.2 CRORE 75 LAKH ... BZ-617226"

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