Caution: Grainger county sheriff warns of email hoax

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Grainger County Sheriff says a very authentic-looking scam is circulating via email. FBI verifies it as a hoax.

Take a look at the attached document. This letter looks like the email being sent out.

Remember, officials say if it seems too good to be true, it probably is.


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  • by Brandy Location: Friendsville on Jan 3, 2012 at 07:34 PM
    One big red flag that this is a hoax (without requiring the FBI) is the fact that the 'Draw Date' doesn't even exist. December 12th 2011 was a Monday, not a Saturday.

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