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Just received an e mail stating that I have won a randomly

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Just received an e mail stating that I have won a randomly selected online cash prize.I am sure this is bogus but would appreciate a verification.The outfit is called TOTO ONLINE LOTTERY MALAYSIA.Thanks
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Thank you so much for directing your question to me. I will do whatever I can to answer your questions!

Unfortunately this is a scam.

The company will likely request payment of a fee in order for you to receive the proceeds. If you pay this fee, you will not receive the proceeds and the money will be lost. Some companies will actually send a check and ask you to cash the check and send back a portion to them for processing fees, taxes or the like. At sometime in the future you will find that the check is fraudulent and you will be required to reimburse the bank.

Wish I had better news.

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