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Beware of "American International Lottery" Lotto Scams

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Beware of "American International Lottery" Lotto Scams

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There is no "American International Lottery" lotto game, therefore, recipients of messages like the one below, which claim that they are winners in such a lottery are asked to delete the messages, and should not follow the instructions in them. This is because the messages are fakes and are being sent by lottery scammers to trick their potential victims into sending them personal information and money, by claiming they need to do in order to collect their so-called lottery prize.

Sample of the "American International Lottery" Lotto Scam

From: sindo@center.konan-u.ac.jp

Date: 29/09/2017 10:04 (GMT+02:00)
Subject: Res

WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION (WLA)

American International Lottery Department.

You have been awarded the star prize of $ 1,500,000

Contact us with your

Name:
Age:
Country:
email: inquiries@usalott.org

WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION

Responsible Gaming Framework

This is to certify that Americas Lottery and Gaming Corporation 4120 Yonge Street. Suite 420. Toronto. Ontario M2P 288. Canada 9746 Norwalk Blvd. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, USA has met the criteria for achieving a Level 4 of the WLA Responsnble Gaming Framework and has been granted accreditation by the World Lottery Association in accordance with the recommendation of the Independent Assessment Panel.

This certificate is valid until 15/09/2018 CONGRATULATIONS:

E-Mail Owner,

The WLA (World Lottery Association) are pleased to announce that your E-mail Address has just been selected the winner of $1,500,000.00 USD (One Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) in Americas International Online Lottery Promotion 2017.

To redeem your prize or facilitate the claims processs kindly contact the WLA President Mr. Risto

Nieminen via Email: inquiries@usalott.org

Note that you must include the following details on the message when contacting the WLA President:

Online Draw Generated Number (ODGN): 19 879 09 00 23

1: Full Name/Gender:
2: Country/Address:
3: Age/Date Of Birth:
4: eIe one Number:

Maria Sallinpaa Risto Nieminen Jean Jorgensen

Independent Assessment Panel Chair WLA President WLA Executive Director

Certification date:14!0912017

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  • May 22, 2018 at 8:04 AM by an anonymous user from Ipatinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Good morning, I received this scam:

    "From Rene Kaiser <kaiser.rene@fh-swf.de>

    Date: 04/05/2018 03:38

    WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION (WLA)

    American International Lottery Department.

    This message is to inform you that your e-mail won $ 1,500,000

    Contact us with your

    Name:

    Age:

    Country:

    Send details via email: INQUIRIES@usalott.org

    Copyright © 2018 World Lottery Association.All rights reserved."

    remove

  • March 13, 2018 at 10:26 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Van: USA <dm17037@ns.kogakuin.ac.jp>

    Verzonden: maandag 12 maart 2018 15:24

    Aan: INQUIRIES@usalott.org

    Onderwerp: WORLD

    WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION (WLA)

    American International Lottery Department.

    This message is to inform you that your e-mail has won $ 1,500,000

    Contact us with your

    Name:

    Age:

    Country:

    Send details via email: INQUIRIES@usalott.org

    View the attachment for more information

    Copyright © 2018 World Lottery Association.All rights reserved."

    remove

  • February 14, 2018 at 3:38 PM by an anonymous user from Damascus, Damascus Governorate, Syria

    Thank you for advice, could you please tell me what is IMF clearance fee .. is it true? I was asked to pay it as in- advance fee.

    Thank you in advance for the reply.

    remove

    • February 14, 2018 at 4:09 PM by info

      There is no such thing. It is made up by the scammers to trick you into sending them money.

      Remember, never send money to anyone who claims you need to do so in order to receive a lottery prize. Legitimate lottery companies do not ask their winners to send money.

      remove

  • January 13, 2018 at 4:59 PM by an anonymous user from Siloam Springs, Arkansas, United States

    Thank you; they just called and sent me a message; hung up and erased message thank you.

    remove

  • January 11, 2018 at 8:28 PM by an anonymous user from Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    Hello,

    I thank you to inform me that this kind of message sent to my e-mail is criminal fraud. It is giving me a clear warning to be more careful and to delete the message.

    Best regards,

    C

    remove

  • January 9, 2018 at 8:54 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "USA Lottery Online | Mega Millions | Powerball

    About Lottery USA

    Established in 1996, Lottery USA is one of the oldest lottery number results sites on the web. For the past fifteen years we have provided up-to-the-minute lottery results to millions and millions of visitors. Our lottery results are also archived, so if you miss a draw or simply want to check if your numbers were ever winning numbers you can. Plus, we cover all major US lotteries, including Mega Millions, Powerball, New York Lottery, CA Lottery and Hot Lotto.

    LotteryUSA is an independent lottery results service and is neither endorsed, affiliated nor approved by any state, multi-state lottery operator or organization whatsoever. All trademarks remain the property of their rightful owners and used for informational purposes only.

    We are proud to inform you about the final draw from United States Lottery that was conducted from an exclusive list of 7,000,000 E-mails Address of individuals and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer selector from the web.

    Your E-mail Address was selected among the 12 Lucky winners to benefits from this E-mail promo. Each and every E-mail owner is to benefit the Sum of $1,500,000.00 (One Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) This program is been sponsored by United Nations to alleviate poverty, create hope and self-believe to people around the world through this online world E-mail award promotion. Please note that your e-mail address was randomly selected for the online version from worldwide web sites through a computer drawn system extracted from over 100,000 companies globally and exclusive list of 7,000,000 E-mails Address of individuals. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our booklet representative office in United States as indicated in our play coupon.

    HOW TO RECEIVE YOUR LOTTERY PRIZE

    OPTION (i)

    We the management has come to conclusion after an international forum held during the week in Berlin, The president of this great organization along side with other top Executives has arrange for a new method for you to receive your funds, Despite it appears disappointing that you have not gained access to your funds it also shown that you are the only one that have not received money. We wait for your prompt reply as soon as possible. This is part of the end of your reformed plan.

    We have successfully contacted with UMB Financial Corporation (UMB Bank), the original check issuer to ACTIVATE your ATM debit card, so that you can have direct access to your funds through your ATM card, you will be able to with-draw $18,500 USD daily. without any further delay, you are advised to contact with the head of operation UMB Financial Corporation, they are expecting to hear from you, as we have concluded all necessary process.

    OPTION (ii)

    Telegraphic Transfer (TT) is an electronic method of transferring funds; it is utilized primarily for overseas wire transactions,

    Best regards

    Mrs. Suzan Bill

    Lottery Supervisor

    ADDRESS: 600 E MAIN STREET RICHMOND, VA 23219, USA

    Copyright 1995-2017 Lotto Logic LTD., All Rights Reserved"

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  • December 11, 2017 at 12:53 AM by an anonymous user from Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

    Here is another scam:

    "CONGRATULATIONS!

    We deeply congratulate you once again for winning the *VIBER* International balloting award programme.

    Your Mobile Number has been selected among the five lucky-winners of the *VIBER* programme, USA for Five Hundred Thousand Dollars.

    This is a reward program for the patronage of internet services, all participants were selected randomly from world wide mobile number Directories, and your mobile number appears on the VIBER machine as the winner of the 2016 VIBER yearly promotional Award Prize Cheque of Five hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00).

    This promotion is part of the financial empowerment program of the VIBER in its struggle to alleviate poverty.

    This promotional programme is being promoted and sponsored by eminent personalities in the person of Bill Gates of Microsoft Inc. With the support of VIBER Founder: , Talmon Marco and other corporate companies and organizations in United States to encourage the use of computer systems worldwide.

    Full Name:.

    Country:.

    Contact Mobile Number:.

    Nationality:..

    Address:.

    Age:.

    Sex:.

    Marital Status:..

    Occupation:

    Above is the required information for processing of your winning, please fill the required information and return it back for verification and payment of your won prize fund. Please provide the required information as soon as possible to enable the paying bank process and commence your payment before the last remittance date.

    Best Regard,

    Viber Inc.

    670 Castro Street, Suite 125-220

    Mountain View, California, 94041

    United States of America"

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  • November 22, 2017 at 1:09 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: United <ueda127@vega.aichi-u.ac.jp>

    Date: November 22, 2017 at 09:40:27 EST

    Subject: rights

    Reply-To: <Inquiries@usalott.org>

    World lottery association

    American International Lottery Dept.

    This message is to inform you that your e-mail has won $ 1,500,000 ,

    For claim processing email us with your

    Name:

    Age:

    Tel:

    Reply via email: inquiries@usalott.org"

    remove

  • October 30, 2017 at 2:19 PM by an anonymous user from Cairo, Egypt

    Here is another scam:

    "Re:Dept.

    R

    robert.ducrot@culture.gouv.fr

    الرد على الكل|

    ‏‏الأمس, 08:08 م

    World lottery association

    American international lottery department.

    This message is to inform you that your e-mail has won $ 1,500,000

    email us with your

    Name:

    Age:

    Country:

    Send details via email: inquiries@usalott.org

    Copyright © 2017 world lottery association.

    All rights reserved.

    MercI de nous aider à préserver l'environnement en n'imprimant ce courriel et les documents joints que sI nécessaire."

    remove

  • October 12, 2017 at 2:56 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    --start of scam--

    "Da: A A S

    Inviato: giovedì 12 ottobre 2017 11:42

    A: web@service.us

    Oggetto: Re:service

    WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION (WLA)

    American International Lottery Department.

    This message is to inform you that your e-mail has won $ 1,500,000

    Contact us with your

    Name:

    Age:

    Country:

    Send details via email: inquiries@usalott.org

    Copyright © 2017 World Lottery Association.

    All rights reserved."

    remove

  • October 2, 2017 at 9:34 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Šalje: E.E.PU 9 RUE DE MOUSSY PARIS 04 <Ce.0750945v@ac-paris.fr>

    Poslano: 29. rujna 2017. 3:13

    Prima: infonotice@wla.org

    Kopija: infonotice@wla.org

    Predmet: Tr : INDEX CODE:PVI URGENT MASSON WLA

    Resultado de imagen de WOrld Lottery Association

    World Lottery Association

    c/o Loto-Québec

    500 Sherbrooke Street West

    Suite 2000

    Montréal, Québec H3A 3G6

    Canada

    Email: enquiries@usalott.org

    DEAR EMAIL USER,

    YOUR EMAIL ID WON $1,500,000 (ONE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED UNITED STATES DOLLARS) IN THE AMERICAS INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY CONDUCTED BY THE WLA (WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION)

    SEND YOUR REPLY TO enquiries@usalott.org

    VIEW THE ATTACHED FILE FOR MORE INFORMATION

    World Lottery Association"

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