Lottery scam warning
Published: 21 Oct 2013 07:00
Members of the public have received letters informing them they’ve won hundreds of thousands of pounds in a Commonwealth of Nations Lottery, and asking them to send on their bank details in order that the cash be transferred.
A police spokesman said, “Investigations are underway following a number of reports where people have received letters about this fake lottery.
“We would remind everyone that they should never give out any personal information, including bank details, to any unknown agency.
“Anyone with any concerns about this kind of scam should contact their local police on 101.”
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