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Fake "Freelotto Award" Emails and Calls Sent and Made by Scammers

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Fake "Freelotto Award" Emails and Calls Sent and Made by Scammers

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The FreeLotto® customer care team has been receiving many inquiries concerning fraudulent win notifications like that one below that purport to be coming from FreeLotto, and we have tips on how to avoid lottery scams. These emails and/or SMS (text) messages (also known "Spoof" or "phishing" emails and texts because they deliberately fake the appearance of well-known companies in attempts to commit identify theft) promise to pay FreeLotto® prizes and may include our name, logo, and links to our website.

You should not send any money or personal information to anyone claiming to contact you in an effort to collect money in exchange for a prize. These emails and/or SMS messages are NOT from FreeLotto® or any of our affiliated companies. The sender of the message you received is not employed or affiliated with FreeLotto® or any of our associates.

A Fake "Freelotto Award" Email

From: ntwst1 ntwst1 <ntwst1@mail.hsbonlinebk.co.uk>

Sent: Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 8:27:08 PM HST

Subject: CLAIMS

Capital Bank Plc,United Kingdom.

127 Dulwich Road

London

SE24 0NG

Dear Winner,

This email is being sent to you in respect of your FREELOTTO AWARD.

First and foremost,accept our unalloyed congratulations on your award winning of $10,000,000.00USD.

We have been mandated by FREELOTTO AWARD as the transferring Bank for your winnings.

So,to begin with your transfer of funds,you will be required to clarify some basic information in order for us to verify that we are dealing with the right winner.Note that this is just a normal security measure we take just to ensure that we do not pay the wrong person.

Provide us with the following information;

Complete Name

Contact Address

Phone Number

Once all these are provided,we will begin with the transfer of funds.

We look forward to your urgent response.

Sincerely,

Mr.Carles D'Angelo

For:Capital Bank,Plc.

+44 703 197 8837

FreeLotto® will NEVER charge you, ask you to send in money, or require payment in order to claim a prize.

These emails and/or SMS messages may claim the recipient won a prize playing one of the FreeLotto® games or a non-existing version of our games.

The authors of these emails are illegally misappropriating the FreeLotto® name, logo and website.

FreeLotto® does not send emails from Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, or any mail account other than freelotto.com.

FreeLotto® will never ask for your personal information or your banking information by email.

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Scam phone calls...

Fraud and Scam Alert!

Beware of Scam Phone Calls

FreeLotto® does not engage in telephone marketing. We contact our major prize winners by mail and we'll never telephone ahead to discuss your winnings. If you receive a phone call from someone purporting to be from FreeLotto® and requesting that you send in money in order to claim a prize, you're advised to end the call and contact your local consumer protection officials. FreeLotto® will never contact you by phone to request money in order to claim a prize.

Fraud and Scam Alert!

Report Fraudulent Emails and SMS Texts

If you believe that you have received a fraudulent message or if you are a victim of fraud, please contact us immediately and send a copy of the scam message to service@freelotto.com. We also advise you to contact your local consumer protection officials or the National Fraud Center at www.fraud.org. You may also submit a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission at their website: www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov

If you reside in United Kingdom we also suggest that you report the fraudulent message to the ActionFraud website http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/scam-emails, which provides information about fraud and internet crime. They will forward these fraudulent messages to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau run by the City of London Police for collation and analysis. This will enable crucial intelligence to be gathered and preventative action to be taken. The activity will seek to disrupt the fraudsters and close down the links between them and the victim.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • July 20, 2019 at 10:44 AM by info

    "From: FREE LOTTO CLAIM DEPARTMENT <claimsdept090@hotmail.com>

    Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 8:35:06 PM HST

    Subject: RE: FREELOTTO PROMOTION LONDON HEAD OFFICE CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS OFFICER

    FREELOTTO PROMOTION LONDON HEAD OFFICE

    1-3 Floor, 124 Baker Street,

    LONDON,ENGLAND,W1U 6TY.

    Freelotto.com®

    We gladly announce to you the draw of the FREELOTTO online International program held this month Batch number:FR/45-100-11 Winning Number:12 -23 -28 -35 -36 -43 Amount of Winning:$1,000,000.00(One Million United State Dollars ) If you wish to claim your winnings contact your assigned claims agent as follows

    Name:Mr. Stephen Harvey

    Email address:claimsdept090@hotmail.com

    PHONE: 447035910080

    Provide him with the information below

    Full Names:

    Address:

    Age:

    Country:

    Occupation:

    Telephone:

    Sex:

    You will receive further instructions on your acknowledgement of this email notice.

    Congratulations!!!

    Thank you,

    FreeLotto Member Services

    Copyright © 1995-2013

    The FREELOTTO National Lottery Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Service"

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Fake "Freelotto Award" Emails and Calls Sent and Made by Scammers