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Brooklyn, NY, United States
2015-12-24 13:59:52
Charity scam
Received a text message saying I received a donation and to reply via email   
Pretends to be Alice Dawson
Email Address:
Received a text message stating that I had received a donation
The text was from and it read
AW: Merry Xmas
Donation was made to you reply for info; for claims

Reply with your email to the above email address for claims.

Once replied I was rewarded with this email:

My entire family and i are pleased to get your response,

I am Alice Dawson, 60-year old mother of two and a grandmother from Frisco City, Alabama. April 11th 2015, I won the Powerball jackpot lottery of $80 million receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $53,440,213.76USD " i have been doing charity work for 30 years, i also play the lottery every week .i never had any large payout from my years of playing usually $5,000 and most time below that amount.While it may be too early to tell how winning $53 million will affect my family and i, i know there is a lot of responsibility that comes along with the win. We've never had a proper family vacation,We've tried over the years but someone always had to stay home to work now we will have gone on vacation in Cardiff City in Wales.

“I’ve been handed this gift, “I have to use it wisely and do good for others too, like a pay-it-forward type of thing.”Over the years, i have worked as a cleaner in hospitals and office buildings also been involved in many fund raising and charities, including volunteering for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. so at this point my family and i have decided to donate $1,000,000.00USD to Two(2) lucky individuals world wide. so if you are getting this mail from me it means you have been chosen by my family and i with the assistance from Power ball Florida Lottery and Gaming (PFLG) and Microsoft Corporation as a beneficiary.

I have always prayed that God should help me and i was not surprised when i won my Lotto because i have always knew God has a plan for my life because i believe in the part of the Bible that says ask and you shall receive and consistently i have always asked for a miracle from God through prayers and i believe you do the same too.

Please you can know more about me on the lottery winnings by visiting the website :

I would love to know a few important things about my beneficiary :
Full Names

May the Good lord bless your heart to be a blessing to your family and the society at large as soon as my donation gets to you.

Alice Dawson & Family
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