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Beware of "World Lottery Association" (WLA) Lotto Scams

Beware of "World Lottery Association" (WLA) Lotto Scams

There is no "World Lottery Association" 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.

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Remember, the World Lottery Association is a member-based organization to advance the interests of state-authorized lotteries. They grant accreditation to lottery organizations, they do not do the actual lotteries.

Sample of a "World Lottery Association" Lotto Scam


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


American International Lottery Department.

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

Contact us with your



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:

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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