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Fact check: Is Power Grid running a lucky draw by offering a chance to win Rs 6,000?

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New Delhi, May 27: E-mails and messages are being circulated by fraudsters with a false claim that the recipient has won a lottery.

In one such incident, a fraudulent website claiming that Power Grid Corporation of India is running a lucky draw that gives people a chance to win Rs 6,000 went viral on social media.

Fact check: Is Power Grid running a lucky draw by offering a chance to win Rs 6,000?

The fraud lottery advertisement claims that A lucky draw in the name of 'POWERGRID' is offering a chance to win an electricity allowance worth ₹6,000 after seeking one's personal details. To which, the government's fact-checking arm, the PIB has said that this lottery is a scam.

The Press Information Bureau's official fact check Twitter handle 'PIB Fact Check' has alerted everyone about a fake lottery circulating on social media.

Fact Check

Claim

Lucky draw to win electricity allowance worth Rs 6,000

Conclusion

This lucky draw is FAKE. And it's a scam & is not related to Power Grid Corporation of India

Rating

False
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