Lottery Cheque Scams

A sinister variation of the International Lottery Scam is one in which the victim actually does receive a cheque from the criminals. Ostensibly, the cheque is a small portion of the large sum of money that the victim has supposedly won in the “lottery”. The scammers claim that this pre-payment is to be used to cover fees related to the release of the rest of the “winnings”.

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