Don’t fall for this St Albans lottery letter scam

PUBLISHED: 12:03 15 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:25 18 August 2016

Residents in St Albans has received the fake lottery letter claiming they have won a large sum of money

Residents in St Albans has received the fake lottery letter claiming they have won a large sum of money

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Residents are being advised to be vigilant after the circulation of a scam lottery letter around St Albans.

The letter states that the recipient has won a large sum from the Euromillions People’s International Postcode Lottery Programme. It then claims that in order to collect their winnings, they should ring a number to receive the money.

A spokesperson for Herts Police, said: “Police advice to anyone who believes they have received what they believe to be a ‘scam’ letter either asking for money or telling them they have won money - is to report it to the police on 101.”

Alternatively you can contact Action Fraud via the website, www.actionfraud.police.uk

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