Friday, August 24, 2012

Lottery Scams

Have you ever gotten an e-mail saying that you one and overseas lottery worth millions of dollars. Doesn't that sound great. Only problem is this is a scam.

They will inform you all the winner has to do is to supply his bank account number and pay some upfront fees , such as taxes on the substantial winnings. If it sounds too good to be true then it is.

Here are a few tips to look for to recognize a scam. You will be at informed there is a deadline to claim your winnings so you must act quickly. Legitimate lotteries do not have advance fees to pay before you claim your prize. If asked for your personal information do not give it or you will be the victim of identity theft. Never send any upfront money legitimate lotteries never require this. Do not respond or have communications with the operators of the scam. Some of the countries that the scans are originating in are Spain, South African, and Nigeria. . It is said there is a sucker born every day don't be one and fall for these scams

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