You’ve won the lottery ! ……but don’t tell anyone!
More than £60,000 has been scammed out of 10 residents in the West Midlands in the past 3 months.
What to watch out for…
Victims are being called out the blue to say they have won but are being tricked out of their bank details on the basis they are needed to pay taxes before they can release the prize money!
BEWARE: Genuine lottery operators do not ask for a payment first before collecting winnings
Never disclose bank details in this situation & if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Here are some more ways in general to avoid being a victim of fraud & keep your money safe!
Victim of lottery fraud? Report it to www.actionfraud.police.uk
On a happier note…
This is what Christmas is all about…until next time, have a merry one!