Thank you for your explanation.
What this is is a very standard letter stuffing
scam. For a thorough explanation, you can read the Federal Trade Commission
's overview of it here
. I am sure that it sounds somewhat familiar.
Essentially, it is stating that as long as you mail out these envelopes, you will make money. But of course, this is not true (see link).
18 USC § 1302 deals with gambling by mail.
18 USC § 1342 deals with using a fake name in mailings.
True, you would not be breaking these laws, of course. But this is still a scam. The scammer is simply stating that you would not be breaking 18 USC § 1302 and 1342 to make you feel that this is on the up and up. This is like me saying, "Buy this stolen car, but do not worry, this is not considered murder." Well sure, it is not murder, but you'd be falling into something questionable anyhow.
Ergo, this is a scam, and I would avoid. I am sorry.
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