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UKGC issues festive warning on scam lotteries 

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has warned the general public to be aware of potential lottery scams which target consumers during the festive period.  The Commission has published its latest guidance to inform the public on how to spot fraudulent lotteries, detailing the checks that consumers should undertake before participating in any festive prize draws. It warned the public to …

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Police moved to issue warning over lottery scams

Thames Valley Police has moved to highlight its concerns about fake lottery scams and has asked the public to remain vigilant after an elderly couple were defrauded of more than £25,000. Police are warning people not to respond to any communications claiming they have won a lottery, sweepstake or any other prize draw, and to remain vigilant against fraudsters. The …

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