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British money and postage

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I've received a message from the UK saying I've won the lottery. Is this message legitimate?
There is no lottery prize. These types of messages are part of an e-mail scam. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD YOU SEND ANY MONEY, OR ANY DETAILS OF YOUR BANK ACCOUNT.

How much money can I bring into Britain?
There are no restrictions on the amount of money you can bring into Britain.

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