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    Default I'm the winner of US$165,000. Yay!

    Checked out my Snail Mail today, and a personally addressed A5 envelope, with actual Malaysian Postage Stamps was there waiting for me.

    Inside, a amateurish but otherwise passable glossy travel brochure promoting the Perfect Dream Tour (Copyright 2005) celebrating their 11th anniversary, and enclosing two scratchy cards ...

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    You guessed it - I won the 2nd prize of US$165,000

    Looks great ... even quotes an ISBN number although what a book reference number has to do with a scratchy card, who knows?

    Don't be taken in by this variation on a theme (or rather, variation on a scheme):

    Variation on a SCHEME

    A scheme to part you with the contents of your wallet - or bank account.

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    Default Re: I'm the winner of US$165,000. Yay!

    Congrats, now to release your winnings we require you to send $3,000 so we can (slowly) clear your proceeds (life savings).

    Cheers,

    KK

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    Default Re: I'm the winner of US$165,000. Yay!

    This particular scam was in the newspapers here in Nelson a couple of weeks ago.

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    Default Re: I'm the winner of US$165,000. Yay!

    Is this something new?

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