Watch out for this immigration fraud!!

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I have received inquiries on this type of email floating around. This is fraudulent. US govt. does NOT issue green cards based upon random email lottery. Please circulate this to all concerned.

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U.S. Department of State

Bureau of Consular Affairs, National Visa Center

32 Rochester Ave. Portsmouth NH 03801-2909

Attention: Winner.

I have received inquiries on this type of email floating around. This is fraudulent. US govt. does NOT issue green cards based upon random email lottery. Please circulate this to all concerned.

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U.S. Department of State

Bureau of Consular Affairs, National Visa Center

32 Rochester Ave. Portsmouth NH 03801-2909

Attention: Winner.
Congratulations! You are among the lucky selected winners of the U.S Green Card lottery program which was conducted under the terms of Section 203 of the Immigration and Nationality-Act (INA) Section 131 of the Immigration Act of 2006 (Pub.L.101-649)

5.3 million email addresses were randomly extracted during the 66-days extraction period. The email addresses were assigned to different-ticket numbers for representation for final selection, and your email address attached to N0-#76403 was selected among the winners of the Green-Card.

Notification is through the selected email addresses electronically undisclosed. Approximately 685 winners have been notified through their email addresses including you today (28-03-2009)

Please read and follow all the enclosed instructions very carefully.

The filing of an immigrant visa petition is the initial step required to receive the "green card" You will have to obtain your immigrant-visa through the U.S Embassy in your home country or your nearest U.S. Embassy.

The visas have been apportioned among the six geographic regions and our representatives are stationed in all the regions. Your visa type permits you to travel to the U.S. with your family members.

Your Green-Card winning detail falls within the Asia-Pacific region as indicated and we have forwarded your winning details to our Asia-Pacific office to which your case has been assigned for the processing of your application documents for the issuance of your visa.

Therefore, for your Green Card and Immigrant Visa Issuance Application-Forms and Requirements, contact our Asia-pacific office with the below contact details:

Contact Person: Mr. Mark Howard.

Address: Diethelm Towers Building 2nd Floor, 28 North Wireless Road Bangkok, Thailand.

Tel: 66-835 619 209 66-843 578 622

Fax: 66-2251 9977

Email: ugcls<@>America.Hm

If it should be necessary to contact our Asia-Pacific office by telephone, you must always refer to your Case Number as they appear below. Your Case Number is clearly written at the lower left hand corner of your notification letter.

Please complete and return Green-Card application form for yourself and all accompanying family members. Complete G-845S form with your Case Number.

Prior to the submission of the completed forms, please note the followings:

All forms and correspondences should be directed to our Asia-Pacific office where your case

has been assigned and it is important that you complete and return the forms listed above as quickly as possible to enhance your chances of early visa issuance.

Selected winners and accompanying family members who do not receive visas before the (30th of April 2-009) will derive no further benefit from their Green Card winning status. Selected winners living legally in the United States who wish to pursue their Green-Card status should contact any of our regional offices where their winning details falls for information's on the requirements and procedures.

All the selected winners should be prepared to pay the processing fee for the processing of their Actual and Approved Green Card documents for the issuance of their visas.
Application processing fee (for one person), US$970.00

Family: US$1,490.00
Application documents processed by United States officers abroad require a visa "application" (machine-readable visa - MRV) fee that recovers for the United States the costs associated with manufacturing, processing and printing the documents.

Your documents will be post to you once the processing is completed and will be forwarded to the U.S. Embassy in your home country for registration of your Green Card status for the issuance of your visa.

You will be notified of your visa interview appointment and should go to the Embassy on your appointment date with your application documents and visa interview appointment letter for the issuance of your visa.

Case Number: WAC4044844157

Preferences-Categories: DV DIVERSITY

Foreign-State-chargeability: Asia-Pacific

For more information about the program, click here- Visa Lottery
Sincerely yours,

Mrs. Roselyn Hodson.

Secretary General, Kentucky-Consular-Center (KCC)

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