Lottery Scams

 

THE WINNING NUMBERS SERVICE SCAM

 

  • Scammers send out a mailer which invites lottery players to subscribe to a service that has “an amazing record of picking winning numbers”.

 

  • Claim to have a computer with artificial intelligence or they have “a renowned mathematician” on staff

 

  • Charge a nominal fee of $20 – $30 for service

 

  • Most numbers sent to customers are randomly picked

 

  • Once someone has subscribed to their service the name is placed on their mailing lists for other scams as well as sold to other scammers

 

 

 

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