Lottery Scams

1412 reports /
Unresolved

Bogus money scam

  • by: Dottiejean
  • #59760
  • Jun 1, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
The above named party is contacting people on my message page stating that I won money and advising them to call the above listed number to claim money. My picture is attached to the message. I have no idea how my information was obtained.
Also reported:
Global Financial Assistant
Phones reported:
914-570-4907

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Unresolved

Tells me I have won money. They need money up front.

  • by: jonathon
  • #59875
  • Jun 5, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
American Sweepstakes Publishers keeps calling my dad claiming that he has won a cash prize that they will deliver to him but he must present them with money before they hand over the check. The latest scam from this "company" asked him to open an account with "Chase" bank (800-381-9426) in order for them to deposit his recent winnings of 700,034 dollars. He has fallen for these scams before sending them money orders and received a check for 4000.00 that bounced!
Names reported:
Mr. Davis
Phones reported:
800-375-7929, 800-381-9426
Unresolved

Fake lottery winner. Needed a process fee

  • by: Roestella74
  • #59894
  • Jun 5, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $250
A friend instant messages me that did I know about the good news. My name was on a list of winners. He is a fake and the person I contacted even bigger fraud. Urging me to pay the fee and wait for my winning package by UPS. All fake.
Names reported:
Jesse Chrisman
Unresolved

$50,000 Scam

  • by: Patrickdunn
  • #59902
  • Jun 6, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I was contacted by someone claiming to be a in law who won $50,000 and saw my name on the list that I also won $50,000 and asked me to buy a $100 steam game card to verify my tracking number and certificate of ownership.
Names reported:
Tony Poling
Phones reported:
620-878-0075
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Prudent Financial "SCAM"

  • by: Lorenzo
  • #59903
  • Jun 6, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I got a letter in the mail and a check to put into my account for $4,600.00 on a $500,000.00 lottery win with fees of $495,400.00 and a tax amount of $3,480.00
Also reported:
Canais, INC DBA Harsey & Harsey
Names reported:
David Ross, Mary Garcia
Phones reported:
437-240-7104
Unresolved

Scammed by Eric Fisher & Edward acting as publishers clearing house

  • by: martin52
  • #59938
  • Jun 7, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $23,000
Kept getting calls regularly saying I won a car & millions of dollars.
Names reported:
Eric Fisher, Edward
Phones reported:
229-235-8827, 876-410-7028, 876-393-1030
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]