need urgent help !!!! i need ur guidance...reply

@vinay049 (1839)
India
October 19, 2008 5:04am CST
friends yesterday i got mail from UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL LOTTERY.they told me that my account has been selected for the winning lottery.i sent them my details.trhey reply me within 20 ours.they told me that i am winner.they prganized lotteries in UK.name of group is The Camelot Group,: Operators of The National Lottery.they told me to contact some international courior service named--INTERLINK EXPRESS DELIVERY..they told me i will receive my winning amount after i put money in their western union bank account as they mentioned to get that parcel which the lottery company gave them to send me.they have also mentioned their telephone number and address also.can i trust them???should i put money they told me as fee to receive my parcel???please help e.its urgent.i am from india.if anybody fron uk there please help me as soon as possible.the person who contacted me was Dr. Thomas Hillary, UK National Lottery Board.are they really exist???the delivery company told me to send my info to them but i haven't done that yet.please tell me what to do.please give me info about them.
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103 responses
@24Champ (465)
19 Oct 08
These types of "winning lottery e-mails" are SCAMS! Don't fall into their trap. Don't give any personal information to them regardless where they claim to be coming from.
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
19 Oct 08
i know there are lots of msg.i have got plenty but never got replied by them.they have replied me twice.they have also put their number and address.
3 people like this
• United States
20 Oct 08
Yes, these are BIG scams, they want your information so they can steal your identity, I would never give them any kind of information. Just think, if you've never entered any kind of lottery or played a lottery from their country, how could you have won anything? They can make it sound so good and legit, that you almost believe them, but please don't give them any info. just delete the email...Have a good day
@vinay049 (1839)
• India
5 Nov 08
yes you are telling truth.thanks for reply
@jelai24 (221)
• Philippines
19 Oct 08
i thought thats not true how many times i've encountered like that and all are them are scams...i suggest you do not waste your money as well as your time....happy my lotting...
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
19 Oct 08
thanks for reply.i know there are many scams like that.
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@tickapa (331)
• Romania
19 Oct 08
"The following points are some things to look for in order to identify a fraudulent UK National Lottery winning notification email: The UK National Lottery does NOT tell players how much they've won in an email; and The UK National Lottery does NOT ask for any Player information like name, address or bank details on an email. If the email says ‘Winning Notification’ or ‘Lottery Sweep Stake’ in the text, the email you’ve received is definitely not from UK National Lottery;" All mails received from them must be in the form "nickname@national-lottery.co.uk". The agency even existed, she did not send the mail to you. It is a fake and did not give any money to those people. You can learn more here: http://www.national-lottery.co.uk/player/information.do?info=commonscams
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
19 Oct 08
they told me this site to check they are legit or not.are u from uk???please reply.the courior service in liverpool,uk.i have address of them.can u tell me aout them??
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@tickapa (331)
• Romania
19 Oct 08
I`m not form UK, but I've received a similar mail and search information, is a fake. Stop deceive oneself, you have not won anything, resign oneself! You can not win a prize just as he was selected your mail, it does not exist (especially at such a large agency). To convince you, look here: http://www.lottery.co.uk/info/scams.asp http://www.natlotcomm.gov.uk/CLIENT/content.ASP?ContentId=172 The information is from the UK, do not think you need to stop it to believe? :D
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
5 Nov 08
i checked it.thanks for reply.i had left tat mail.
@Lazers (152)
19 Oct 08
Do not do anything. Delete that email, and if you see one like that again, do not put your details in. just destroy it, and anything like it. An email that says "YOU HAVE ONE THE UK LOTTERY NUMBER RANDOM SELECTION 5565, SEND DETAILS TO CLAIM NOW!!!" are scams, done by people who can't make there own living.
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
19 Oct 08
its not like that.at first i got mail then send me verification number which i had to put to confirm that i am right person.they have put their address of uk and number also.i know there are plenty scams.thanks for reply.
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@slickcut (8141)
• United States
20 Oct 08
Those verifications and all the phone numbers a phoney...Its a scam.however go ahead and find out for yourself...
@vinay049 (1839)
• India
5 Nov 08
thanks for reply.i left that mail that time.
@pumpuli (29)
• Finland
19 Oct 08
It´s a scam! Do not send them any money or give them your details! If you are not a resident in the UK you can´t participate in their lottery, or you can, but if you win, you have to either live in the UK or be a citizen in order to actually get the money. Do a search for lottery+uk.
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• Finland
19 Oct 08
Oh yes, did you buy a lottery ticket???? And do you have a lottery account? Oh and do a search for the address and phonenumber.
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@smacksman (6076)
20 Oct 08
I also live in the UK. If you pm me with all the details you have now I will investigate any phone numbers you have been given and come back to you with the results. Do not give them money at this stage. As said above, Camelot runs the UK lottery, Lotto, and a few other lotteries but they all require you to buy a ticket in a shop or online. There is no random draw like you describe.
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@lisa0502 (1726)
• Canada
19 Oct 08
Do Not Do It. These types of things are scams. My grandfather spent tons of money on these lottery type things from the UK and just got ripped off.
3 people like this
• United States
19 Oct 08
I wish that was true. sometimes all they do is empty your acct out. bad people. that stuff goes to my spam box and i just delete it. Don't fall for it. Just sit back and go on youtube and listent o some good music. =]
• Bahrain
19 Oct 08
if you really won the lottery, you wouldn't have to give them any money, since winning the lottery is winning free money :P Don't trust them, it's an obvious 100% scam, if I were you I'd report them
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@dieorfly (764)
• Slovak Republic
19 Oct 08
This is probably spam e-mail. Have you registered in this lottery? If no, how could you win anything? I think this is definitely scam. Do not put any money nowhere, do not respond to that e-mial, just waist of time. Mark this mail as spam so next time you will get this win email you would not have to bother with this and it will automatically and silently go to spam mail box.
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@DawGwath (1045)
• Romania
19 Oct 08
With all the e-mails I got similar to this, I should be as rich as Bill Gates times 1000. But I'm not, so it's a damn SCAM!
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@bronie123 (4596)
• United States
19 Oct 08
DONT DO IT!!!!!!!! Those emails are just scams!!!! I get at least one or 2 a day froma some crap like that just spam them and go on about your day !!! Dont trust them and if your get any email telling you you have a inheritance dont trust those either it just spam !!!
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@suspenseful (40326)
• Canada
19 Oct 08
Oh and do not do it. This is a scam. They will take your money and disappear. There is no United Kingdom National Lottery. They are counting on your guilability and desperation. I doubt there is Interlink Express Delivery. Here is a link that gives you information about this scam. http://lottery.merseyworld.com/Info/Scam.html Beware, if you do not fall for this, you will be saving yourself money.
@reddbone (48)
• United States
19 Oct 08
I don't thnk it would be wise because they did the same thing to me and they sent me a letter in the mail saying that I had won in the sweepstakes and they kept on asking me to send them money and I never got anything from them so the best advice I can give you is don't trust it because it's a scam.
@genihanna (358)
• United States
19 Oct 08
It's a big fat lie!!! Don't fall for it! Delete immediately and get on with your life. Fantasy is not reality!
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
19 Oct 08
thanks for links.i saw that.the mail i got is not like that.
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@gemini_rose (16194)
19 Oct 08
OK first off there is a group called The camelot group, and true they do run the United Kingdom national lottery. BUT and here is the BUT, the only lotteries I know them to do is by actually going into a shop and buying a ticket through their special machines. They do not "randomly select" people to win prizes, a ticket HAS to be bought to be entered into a draw that is then broadcast LIVE on British tv. And the thing is, if you have won an amount of money, then why do YOU have to give them anything?? If you give them money and your details, you are opening yourself up to all sorts of trouble. We play the UK lottery every week and we buy a ticket from a licensed vendor, as far as I know there is no random prize draws done away from the tv.
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
7 Nov 08
great response my friend.got many information.
@miketagz (645)
• Philippines
19 Oct 08
NEVER ever believe that kind of scam. That is a Modus Operation. Its not true.... Please examine first before you believe.....
@vinay049 (1839)
• India
7 Nov 08
i didn't believe them.thanks for reply
• India
19 Oct 08
All these mails are scams only. Don't go in contact with them.Don't send ur contact details. There have been many cases here in india also. I know some persons personally who have lost their money in these scams. I have received many mails as you have received. These mails are 100% scam. All the best. B bye
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
7 Nov 08
thanks for reply.
• United States
19 Oct 08
The people who have contacted you can send you any kind of information they want to make it look as if they are legitimate. Are you so greedy that you will persist in believing them rather than the experience of people who have seen this kind of email, who have done the research, and who are trying to help you? Hundreds of thousands of these scam emails are sent out every year, and they only have to hook a few suckers to make good money. Go ahead and send them the money. But don't come back here crying when you find you've been ripped off, because you *will* be ripped off. But that's the only way some people can learn.
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
7 Nov 08
i hadn't sent them any money.thanks for reply and saving me.
19 Oct 08
hi dear that is just fraud mail. they will demand you such a high amount of courier charges and if you request for bank transfer then they will demand money for this also. and please don't give your id them at any cost. they just misuse it nothing more than. I also received that mail. and they demanded a big amount of money from me. an di refused
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@vinay049 (1839)
• India
7 Nov 08
i also did that.thanks for reply