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Email scam promises £4 million prize pot

Thu, 10 Oct 2013


The public is being warned to be vigilant after reports of a new email scam hitting people’s inboxes.


The Office of Fair Trading says the scam is allegedly appearing from a well known airline company.

It tells the recipient they have been selected as one of six winners of a £4 million prize pot.

People are being told not to respond and that if something seems too good to be true it probably is.

Advice centre manager Andrea Tabb says it isn’t a sophisticated scam:

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  • Andrea Tabb, OFT

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