USCIS: Beware of Diversity Lottery Scam

USCIS, the benefits arm of DHS, says that there is a diversity lottery email scam going around right now.  In its press release, the agency says the scammers claim to be the United States government, tell the recipients they have won the diversity lottery, and request money for further processing.

The current diversity lottery is closed. Applicants can check the status of their application on or after May 1st, 2011 at  http://www.dvlottery.state.gov.

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