Scams alert: lottery and job offers

Find out how to identify lottery scams and fake job offers that do not exist.


Scams alert: lottery and job offers

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The document explain how to identify and protect yourself against lottery and job scams.

Lottery fraud is an increasingly common offence, both in the UK and across the world. Unfortunately more and more Palestinians are falling victim to these crimes and many of these are being contacted by organised criminals using the UK national lottery company as a front.

It came to our attention that a number of Palestinians have been cheated with job offers that do not exist. Stop and think before you take part with your money, your passport and personal details or your current job.

Published 14 June 2013