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New York (NY) Powerball Lottery
Schenectady, New York, United States
Fax: +1- 7162260709 Phone: +1 -7169022295
Attention Lucky Winner
We are happy to inform you of the release of lottery winners international programs held on 21st September 2015. There were 49 Finalists and You Won in the Second Category with These Numbers 11-16-21-22-44 and The Bonus Number was 03,08. You have therefore become The Winner for a Lump Sum Pay out of 6,800,000.00(Six Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars) Congratulations.
This is a Tax-Free Draw, However HMRC (Tax Office) have to issue a tax clearing certificate before your fund is being transferred to your designated Bank account. All Participants were selected through a Computer Ballot System Drawn from all over the world. This Program is designed and Promoted by All the Legal Lottery Bodies Worldwide and These has been one of the biggest ever played in the World, Our aim is to change the Lives of People. We will enter Your Details in our next $50 Million Dollars Lottery Draw, which is coming soon.
To proceed with your Claim, the Batch and Security Code should be kept Confidential to avoid Fraudulent Acts from Criminals and Unauthorized Persons. The
Winning is Tax Free and 2% of your Winning will go to ROYAL BONDS & CREDITORS PLC because they purchased Your Lottery Ticket. MAKE SURE YOU CLAIM this winning because late claiming will be penalized. And since we do not deal directly with the public, we have appointed a special OSA Agent to advice you on how to claim your prize. Please pick up your telephone and dial: Tel- +61488801973, to speak to your Powerball agent in Australia,Josef Horvath Parker.FAX: +61286078365 Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Your winning sum must be claimed within 28 days of this notice. it is important to follow all instructions from your Powerball agent, for a hitch free prize collection
NB Australian office have been nominated for this year payment,next will be Switzerland, America have been used, contact the agent and follow due legal process, this is not scam hence this program has Anti-Scam Permit clearance.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
New York Coordinating Officer