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.

Monday, November 12, 2007

End Of Year Lottery promo

The Camelot Group,
Operators of The National Lottery.
3b Olympic Way, Sefton Business Park,
Aintree, Liverpool , L30 1RD

This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash prize of £891,934.00 pounds held on the 9th of November, 2007 in London UK.The selection process was carried out through random selection in Our computerized email selection system(ess) from a database of over 250,000 email Addresses drawn from which you were selected.

Contact our fiduciary agent for claims with:

Name: MR.Maxwell Johnson
Tel:+44 704 570 6460
Fax:+44 707 502 0834

Fill the below:
1. Name:  2. Address 3. Marital Status: 4.

Occupation: 5. Age:6. Sex:
 7. Nationality: 8. Country of
Residence: 9. Telephone Number:

Yours faithfully,
Mrs Dianne Thompson

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