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Beware - There is NO "BBC One National Lottery"

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Beware - There is NO "BBC One National Lottery"

There is no BBC One National Lottery, therefore, online users who have received fake email messages like the one below, which claim that they are winners in the so-called "BBC One National Lottery" are asked to delete them. The fake email messages are being sent by lottery scammers to their potential victims to trick them into sending them their personal information. Once the scammers receive their potential victims' information, they will subsequently ask them to send money to receive their so-called lottery prizes. The scammers will claim the money is for taxes, processing, delivery or insurance fees. But, if the scammers receive their potential victims' information and money they will disappear. And, the victims, on the other hand, will not receive the money or lottery prize they were promised.

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An Example of the "BBC One National Lottery" Scam


Dear Lucky Winner.

B.B.C One National Lottery wishes to congratulate you over the success of your email address being selected as one of the Prize winners of our yearly Charity Awards Promotion of 2017. NO Tickets were sold, All (3) winning addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000 active international emails,which your email address emerged alongside 2 others as a 3rd category winner in this 2017 draw. Consequently, you have therefore been approved for a total payout of (£850,000.00) Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand British Pounds Sterling,being amount staked to be won in 3rd category.

Due process and instructions has been given to our Fund Processing Manager assigned to handle the release of your fund to you. You are urgently advised to contact our Fund Processing Manager on the below details.


Address: 101 Wood Lane London

W12 7FA, United Kingdom,

Contact Person: Dr. Morgan Brown

Direct Telephone: +447947745671

Email: dr.morganbrown@consultant.com

Website: www.bbc.co.uk/lottery

You are also required to fill in the information’s, as listed below and forward to our Fund Processing Manager

on the above contact address for quick and urgent release of your fund:

[1] Full Names:

[2] Country:

[3] Resident Address:

[4] Tel/Mobile Number:

[5] Gender:

[6] Age:

[7] Occupation:

[8] Copy of your ID Card or International Passport via email Attachment:

[9] Bank Account Details:

Important Notice: In other to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please ensure to quote this Winning/Payment Reference Number “BBC/WCL-F4430/17” On message subject in your correspondence with the above office and all prize Money must be claimed not later than 10days.

Yours Faithfully,

Mrs. Barbara Morrison

(BBC Online E-Lottery Coordinator)

London United Kingdom

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