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Associated Press, Published June 10 2009

Facebook disables South Dakota millionaire page

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The online social networking site Facebook has disabled an Internet page set up under the name of a South Dakota rancher who won a $232 million Powerball jackpot.

Someone set up the page after 23-year-old Neal Wanless of rural Mission came forward on Friday to collect the prize.

It was created using his real name and a profile picture of a cowboy riding into the sunset - and quickly drew more than 120 friends.

A Facebook spokesman says the site was taken down because it's a violation of policy to use a fake name or operate under someone else's identity.

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