You Won the Lottery - Not

National Consumer Protection Week is 3-8 March 2013. Educate yourself at www.ncpw.gov or https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov

That check in the mail for your Winning taxes - it's a scam and you will lose money. Never wire transfer money from any source to someone you do not know personally and have shaken their hand.

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Angie says ... on Saturday, Mar 2 at 12:34 AM

Too many people in America are falling for these scams. DeliveringTrust.com is a great place to educate yourself. Wire transfering money? Your getting scammed - especially if its for a lottery or mystery shopper.

ron says ... on Thursday, Feb 28 at 4:53 PM

So true. Stick to the real Lotteries that you get at the store and gas station. They will withhold your taxes - if not then it is just a fraud scheme to part you from your money. Wake up people....smell the coffee, or in this case scam.

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