June 23, 2019

Julie Leach

If you're on Twitter, watch out for strange communications from "Julie Leach." This is a scam by a group of people pretending to be someone looking to "give away money" to strangers for absolutely no reason.

Who is Julie Leach?

In October 2015, The real Julie Leach won $310 million in the Powerball Lottery. There are many YouTube videos about her winning and her plans after the winnings.

Impostors are Everywhere

Just look at all the fake accounts created on Twitter. (Twitter closes the accounts as soon as they are notified.)

Twitter Julie Leach Accounts

Check out the current fake accounts about Julie Leach on Twitter.

Don't Follow Back

The scam starts by them following you, and then when you follow back you'll get notified that you have won a giveaway.

So why is this bad?

They will require an activation fee of $500 for your documentation and stamped clearance. To pay this activation fee you need to use a Steam Gift Card or an Amazon Gift Card.

Amazon Gift Cards

Amazon Gift Cards are to pay for Amazon. From Amazon's Gift Card site:

No legitimate sale or transaction will require you to pay specifically with gift cards.

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