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Beware of "UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017" Scam

2018-03-22T09:56:59 -  +
Beware of "UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017" Scam

There is no "UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017." This fake lottery was created by scammers, which is being used to trick online users into believing they are winners in some so-called "UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017." The lottery scammers behind the scam trick potential victims into sending them money and personal information, which they will claim are for taxes, delivery or other fees. But, remember, legitimate lottery companies do not ask their winners to send personal information or money.

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Sample of the "UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017" Scam

(Kind Reminder Meyer)Congratulations! You won 1.2M in our UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017 with ref no UA77 for activation and claims it is strictly mandatory that you call your local agent Ms.Theresa Marlow on Tel +27789111201 9am-5pm for claims processing.

Once potential victims contact the lottery scammers, thinking they are contacting "UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017," the scammers will ask them to send personal information, and subsequently ask them to send money in order to receive their so-called prizes, which the scammers will claim the money is for taxes or processing fees. They will then ask their potential victims to send the money via Western Union, MoneyGram or other money transfer services. Once the scammers have received their victims’ money, they will disappear, leaving the victim frustrated, depress, and a few hundreds or thousands of dollars broke.

The same lottery scammers may contact their victims and attempt to scam them again using the personal information the victims sent to them, or they may sell their victims’ information to other lottery scammers, who will also attempt to scam the victims.

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  • Posted: Mar 28 at 12:09 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "(Kind Reminder Meyer)Congratulations! You won 1.2M in our UK News Mobile Award Lottery 2017 with ref no UA77 for activation and claims it is strictly mandatory that you call your local agent Ms.Theresa Marlow on Tel 27789111201 9am-5pm for claims processing."


  • Posted: Mar 25, 2018 by an anonymous user from or near: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    சார் எனது மின்னஞ்சலுகு சாம்சங் நிறுவனத்திலிருந்து ஒரு செய்தி வந்தது ஆனால் என் தகவலை அறிய Nokia company uk என்று கூறி எனது முழு தகவல்களையும்
    வாங்கி விட்டது.நான் கூகுளிள் தேடியபோது
    Nokia company க்கு பதில் sumsung நிறுவனதீதின் முவரி உள்ளது. இந்த தகவல்
    உண்மையா/பொய்யா?எனக்கு உதவவும்.நன்றி,அது பொய்யெனில் எனது தகவல்களை எப்படி நிறுத்த முடியும். உதவுங்கள்.


    Sir My message came from a company from Samsung, but my information is to know Nokia company uk and my full information
    Has come.When I searched for Google
    Answer to Nokia Company is available at sumsung company mover. This information
    Is it true or false? Please help me.Thank you, if it is fake, how can you stop my information? Please help.


    • Posted: Mar 25, 2018 by info

      The information is fake and is being sent by thieves or lottery scammers. Just ignore the messages and do not sent any more information, or money.


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