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2006-07-02 10:35:19 -
This is the second time I have commented on this horrible scam,but I must be heard because I am so very angry. If you are reading this you have obviously been sent either a Certificate or an e-mail note that you have won a lotto. Does any one actually think someone would allow you to win without having purchased a ticket? Of course not! They make their money by people mistakenly cashing those checks that come with the letter. They have no consience! Go to the authorities and report it. If enough people complain thay will have to address the issue!


2006-07-02 09:52:21 -
i received a letter yesterday from Irish random Lotto is it bogus


2006-07-02 01:33:49 -
If you think anything you get in your emails is to good to be true then it is delete and get on with the rest of the day. For scam information go to the western union website and look for the scams button and read it dont browse it read it.


2006-07-02 00:30:16 -
I just recived a check for $2,994.35 with a letter from the IRISH RANDOM LOTTO.
Of course it sound suspicious because I never played on this lotto. It also says this amount takes care of the international clearence fees. So the amount I would finaly receive would be $80,199.00.

I would like to know if anybody else got this kind of letter.


2006-07-01 19:15:59 -
RECIEVED CHECK FROM OLGC STATING I'AM A WINNER OF THE NORTH-AMERICAN/EUROPEAN SWEEPSTAKES LOTTERY HELD ON DEC.30TH,2005 IN THE 2ND CATEGORY,IS THIS LEGITIMATE OR WHAT AVENUES DO I HAVE TO VERIFY THIS LETTER?


2006-07-01 16:50:48 - IRS
HONESTLY!!!!! LET'S GET TOGETHER AND TRY TO SUE THEIR ASSES


2006-07-01 16:49:19 - IRS
THROW EVERYTHING IN TRASH AND JUST FEEL SAD!!HA HA


2006-07-01 14:41:46 -
i got a letter and check in the maill today 7/1/2006 it stats that i have one the irish random lotto the check is for 2995.30 us$ has any one got this or antthig close to it i just wont to know if it is a scam if u have eany info on it could u pleas email me at ninny_cilla3@yahoo.com with info on this and what i should do thank u


2006-07-01 11:50:17 -
My husband also has been issued a Certificate that he won the Irish Random lottery. It was accompanied with a check for $3,995.30 that was an assistance check to cover the international clearance fees. I called the number given for additional information and was told that it was not a scam or a ruse to get money from us. She kept saying congratulations. She spoke with a Hindu accent which told me I may be speaking with someone in India. This morning I went on line to research the bank and the claim agent information and became even more suspicious. The business Precor USA award program is not for lottery awards but for legal claims for contractors. This tells me they are using that name to make it sound more legitimate. I am insulted to think that they thought I was not intelligent enough to inquire more about their motives and legitimacy. I hope others are also careful and not be gullible to fall for this abominable scheme.


2006-06-30 21:39:25 - SUZIE
THERE SEEM TO BE A NEW SCAMMER AMONST US. THE PERSON WHO WANTS THE PEOPLE FROM THIS SITE TO SIGN THE COUNTERFEIT CHECKS AND SEND TO HIM IN EXCHANGE HE WILL SEND YOU A THOUSAND DOLLARS CASH. HA HA HA HA HA. YEA RIGHT. IF ANYONE IS CRAZY ENOUGH TO SIGN THOSE CHECKS AND SEND TO HIM IS NUTS. YOU WILL NEVER GET 1000.00 CASH AND HE WILL HAVE THOSE CHECKS CASHED & POCKET THE MONEY AND LEAVE THE PEOPLE WHO WERE FOOLISH ENOUGH TO SIGN THE CHECKS TO FACE THE POLICE OR THE FEDS. ALSO DEAR WOULD BE SCAM VICTIMS, IT IS ILLEGAL FOR U.S. CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN FOREIGN LOTTERIES. EVERYONE WANTS TO BELEIVE THAT THEY WON A LOTTERY, BOY OH BOY, JUST BECAUSE SOME ONE SENDS A REAL LOOKING CHECK WITH AMERICAN BANKS, THEY THINK IT MUST BE TRUE. HELLO, HAVE ANYONE HEAR EVER HEAR OF THE WORD "COUNTERFEIT"? COUNTERFEIT CHECKS CAN BE CASHED, BUT THEY WILL BE RETURNED TO YOUR BANK WITH THE WORD COUNTERFEIT STAMPED IN BOLD PRINT. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING THIS MONEY BACK OR EXPECT A VISIT FROM THE POLICE OR THE FEDS. PEOPLE WAKE UP, BELIEVE IT. "THIS IS A SCAM"


2006-06-30 20:46:52 -
I too just recieved a letter from the Irish Random Lotto telling me that we won $85,500.00. With a real looking check from a bank in PA for the amount$2,994.35 to send to a designated (North American Agent. Then we will recieve a total amount of $80,199.00. Is this a real scam? The check seems to be real with water marks and everything. what should I do?

Ginny


2006-06-30 19:24:54 - Brittany
$1,000 dollars cash!! Mine is on it's way. Thank you so much(:


2006-06-30 19:19:55 -
Quit crying, I'm to the rescue. For every check signed will receive $1,000 cash by mail. This is something you can really take to the bank CASH!!! EVVERY CHECK SIGNED $1,000 CASH!!!(U.S. DOLLARS)Does Benjamin sound familiar. IF YOU REALLY WANT THE MONEY SEND, YOUR CHECK SIGNED, WITH A SELF ADRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE TO:

Larry Wendt
1207 Lone Oak Rd.
Grovetown, GA 30813


2006-06-30 19:02:27 -
is this a scam


2006-06-30 15:50:00 -
I'VE RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE OF AWARD FROM BRITISH INTERNATIONAL LOTTO, THERE IS ALSO A CHECK FROM CLINE & DUPLISSEA FOR $980...THE TAX & CLEARANCE FEE. I'VE APPARENTLY WON $65,000 & ONCE THE $980 CHECK CLEARS I HAVE TO CALL THEM BACK FOR INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO PAY THE FEE & THEN CLAIM THE REMAINING $64,020 3RD PLACE CATEGORY PRIZE. THE CHECK IS A BANK OF AMERICA CHECK & THE COMPANY IS BASED OUT OF CALIFORNIA..IT ALSO COMES UP IN THE YELLOW PAGES


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