Further 'Postcode Lottery' scam warning after Redcar man was told he'd won £350,000
Officers are warning people to be vigilant following further reports of a scam letter claiming to be the People’s Postcode Lottery.
A man in the Redcar area received the letter by post on October 4, stating he had won £350,000, even though he had not entered into the postcode lottery.
Customer services at the People’s Postcode Lottery have been contacted who have confirmed that the letter is not genuine.
The letter is just one example of a number of scams sent out to residents in the past.
Last month, a Billingham woman was tricked into thinking she was the lucky winner of £284,000 , after... read more
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