Lottery scam quick guide: it's a scam if...

  • you win any lottery where you didn't buy a ticket! It's really that easy! It's not just too good to be true: it's bait in a trap!
  • you receive a generous grant out of the blue. Sadly (but not surprisingly) there aren't any benevolent people regularly throwing around millions of pounds/dollars/euros to randomly chosen people. This is just the lottery scam without the ticket.
  • they send you partial payment in the form of a cheque, money order, or direct bank transfer and want you to pay them fees out of that money. They're playing you for a sucker: cheques are frequently forged, and direct transfers made by compromising some poor schmuck's online banking service. You'll wind up a victim of fraud, or a party to it.
  • they want you to send them any money of any sort for any reason. They might try to say there are courier fees or taxes to cover. They're lying. Call their bluff and tell them to take the fees out themselves -- they'll never ever agree, because they can't defraud you unless money is making the reverse trip from you to them somehow.

Saturday, November 17, 2007


Dear Winner,

The BRITISH LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL Online Game, wishes to congratulate you on your success as one of our Lucky Prize Winner of August 2007 BRITISH LOTTERY-wheel  E-game held in London.  This makes you the proud owner of a lump sum of 1,000, 000.00 Pounds CONGRATULATIONS!.

To begin processing of your prize contact:  Mr. Powell Paul (British Lottery Claims Agent)


Phone: +44-701-112-9582
Fax :    +44-707-5055521

Contact him, with your, Serial No: 5388/02 and Ref No:BTL/491OXI/04. Also provide listed information:

Full name:
Date of birth:
Marital status:
phone Number:
Country of Residence:

Choose Mode Of Collection:

1. Online Bank Transfer

2. Courier Delivery

Congratulations once again from all members of our staff and thanks for being part of our Lottery Program.

Mr. Anthony Campbell,
Executive (International Sweepstakes).

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