Email Lottery Scam Alert!
This is a scam! Warn your friends and family about these scams.
Elderly people fall for these email scams all the time and millions of dollars are lost every single year because of them. Be sure to reach out to your elderly relatives to let them know not to fall for these types of scams.
Below is the text version of the email scam that I received if you want to read it.
My husband and I won One hundred and sixty one million six hundred and fifty three thousand pounds (£161,653,000 GBP) Euromillions jackpot on the 10.08.11 and have voluntarily decided to donate the sum of £1,500,000.00 GBP to you as part of our own charity project to improve the lot of individuals all over the world. Your email address was amongst the email address submitted by Google, INC as a web user. On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as one of the lucky individuals.Kindly get back to me with the below details so that we can send your details to the payout bank. Full Name: Age: Country: Phone Number: Kindly visit the web pages for further verification: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-19061986 Regards, Colin and Chris Weir Charity