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Warning: Winning Notification from Mary BUTHELEZI, SAFA World 2010 Lottery Using Piczo.com Site

This is a short email but beware! The scammer is using Piczo.com to create a one paged website linking to a supposed winning notification from SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CUP LOTTERY 2010. Please know this is an outright fake. Just because the notification is at a website does not mean it is legitimate.

Piczo.com offers any one a FREE account for creating a website or homepage. With this, it is open to abuse. We have sent an email to Piczo.com reporting the abuse in their system. If a website tells you that you won an x amount of dollars and you received the email notification as an unfiltered spam in your inbox, it is JUNK, FAKE and A SCAM. Do not believe it for a second...

Not sure if Piczo does anything to shut down sites like this but we sent the note letting them know anyway. Meanwhile, you shouldn't click on the link below. If you do, do so only to view the scam site but not in anyway contact these people. Beware!

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Notification of Winning

You've just been awarded US$2.500,000.00 for more information check the link below:

www.safaworld2010lottery. piczo. com