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419 Scam – “FREE LOTTO COMPANY, CENTRAL LONDON”

  • About the 419 (Advance Fee) scam
  • Email addresses used by 419 scammers
  • Phone numbers used by 419 scammers
  • How to report 419 spam to us
  • Domains registered by 419 scammers
  • Company names mentioned in 419 spam
  • What can you do when you receive 419 spam

“FREE LOTTO COMPANY (Sophia Halendale, Khan ArShad Amin, John Peters, etc.)” is a label abused by several fake lotteries (“419” scams) in Nigeria, the Netherlands and the UK. We believe that more than one group of scammers may be using the “FREE LOTTO COMPANY” label.

It is not to be confused with FreeLotto.com (a website often mentioned by the scammers) which is not connected to these frauds. Instead the real freelotto.com collects email addresses for sending commercial advertising to in exchange for the chance to win prizes. If you didn’t register with freelotto.com before receiving one of these winning notifications that mention the site then it’s a scam. The real FreeLotto.com uses very misleading advertising and we don’t recommend that you reply to their emails either.

In any case, a winning notification is a scam if any of the following is true:

  • You supposedly won because the your email address was picked from a large number of addresses.
  • You had never heard of the company.
  • You are asked to keep the winnings secret until the prize has been paid.
  • You are asked to contact an agent who uses a free webmail address or a mobile phone number (examples: +44 70 / +31 6 / +34 6 / +27 7 / +27 8)
  • You are asked to pay money after you supposedly won but before you can get the money.
  • The lottery is supposedly sponsored by Microsoft, Dell, Pepsi or other major companies that don’t sponsor lotteries.

THE FREELOTTO COMPANY
UK HEAD OFFICE
SUITE 23-30, LION TOWERS
CENTRAL LONDON
ENGLAND
www.freelotto.com

We are please to announce you as one of the 10 lucky winners in the FreeLotto draw held yesterday the 23rd of June. All 10 winning addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000,000 international emails. Your email address emerged alongside 9 others as category 2 winners in this year’s Annual FreeLotto Draw.

Consequently, you have therefore been approved for a total pay out of �1,000,000.00 pounds (one million pounds) only. The following particulars are attached to your lotto payment order:

(i) Winning numbers: 37-13-43-85-67-11
(ii) Email ticket number: FL754/22/76
(iii) Lotto code number: FL09622UK
(iv) The file Ref number: FL/04/736207152/UK

Please contact the under listed claims officer via email ([email protected]) or fax +448712435310 as soon as possible for the immediate release of your winnings:

Dr. David White
Chief financial Director
The Freelotto Company
FAX: +448712435310
FAX: +44 7005 947 689
TEL: +44 7031 945 005

N.B: Steps to claim your prize

1. Winners must immediately pay a non-deductible amount of � 595.00 pounds only as fee before claiming their prize for the processing and handling of award. Note that your prize have been insured to the real value of �1,000 000.00 pounds hence no deduction can be done.

2. Please quote your Reference number in all correspondence with the claims officer.

3. Winners should send to claim officer account detail or address where they want their prize paid or sent.

4. Winners must send their names, address, and telephone number and means of identification (international passport or drivers� license) to claim officer to process immediate payment of their prize.

Winners are advice to keep this award confidential until prize are claimed to avert incidence of impersonation by unscrupulous elements.

Once again on behalf of all our staff,

Mrs Mercy Graham

The FreeLotto Company

The FreeLotto Awards is proudly sponsored by a conglomerate of international IT companies. The freelotto Internet draw is held once in a year and is so organized to encourage the use of the Internet and computers worldwide. We are proud to say that over 200 Million Euros are won annually in more than 150 countries worldwide.

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We also encourage you to visit our website at www.freelotto.com and take your chance to play and become part of our daily winners. Millions are won on a daily basis on one of the world�s most famous free lotto service.

“Universal Trust Finance Limited”

Money demand from “John Peters”

WHOIS details for sending network (IP 213.181.81.242):

“Khan Arshad Amin”
Khan ArShad Amin is a reincarnation of Mr.Daniel Van Gogh. That name is probably based on a UK driver’s license used by the scammers, which may be that of one of the victims of an earlier fake lottery scam.

THE FREE LOTTO COMPANY
UK HEAD OFFICE
OFFICE 1/2 PALATINE SUITE
COPPULL ENTERPRISE CENTRE
MILL LANE
COPPULL
CHORLEY
LANCASHIRE
PR7 5BW
UK
www.freelotto.com

We are please to announce you as one of the 10 lucky winners in the FreeLotto draw held on the 1st January 2005. All 10 winning addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000,000 international emails.Your email address emerged alongside 9 others as a category 2 winner in this year’s Annual FreeLotto Draw.

Consequently,you have therefore been approved for a total pay out of 1,000,000 pounds (one million pounds) only.The following particulars are attached to your lotto payment order:

(i) winning numbers: 37-13-43-85-67-11 (ii) email ticket number: FL754/22/76 (iii) lotto code number: FL09622UK (iv) the file Ref number: FL/04/736207152/UK
Please contact the underlisted claims officer as soon as possible for the immediate release of your winnings:

Mr.Khan ArShad Amin
Chief financial Director
The Freelotto Company
DIRECT TEL:+447040106494
TEL:+447040117493
FAX:+448701308158
[email protected]

N.B:Steps to claiming your prize;

1.Winners must pay 480 pounds only or its equivalent in your local currency as fee before claiming their prize for the processing and handling of award by agent.

2.Please quote your Reference number in all correspondence with the claims officer.

3.Winners should send to claim officer account detail or address where they want their prize paid or sent.

4.Winners must send thier names,address,telephone number and means of identification (international passport or drivers licence)to claim officer to process immediate payment of their prize.

Once again on behalf of all our staff,

Sincerely,
Sophia Halendale
Promotions Manager
The Lotto company
UK & Europe.

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The FreeLotto Awards is proudly sponsored by the Microsoft Corporation,the Intel Group,Toshiba, Dell computers,Mckintosh and a conglomeration of other international IT companies.The freelotto internet draw is held once in a year and is so organized to encourage the use of the internet and computers worldwide.We are proud to say that over 200 Million Euros are won annually in more than 150 countries worldwide.

We also encourage you to visit our website at www.freelotto.com and take your chance to play and become part of our daily winners. Millions are won on a daily basis on one of the world’s most famous free lotto service.

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Notice the unusual sender address? Yukos is the company of Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Yukosworld.com is a domain hosted by MSN that is not connected to the real Russian company. It was registered by Nigerian criminals for another 419 scam promising victims a share of millions in a secret foreign bank account of the company.

Here is a reply from the claims agent:

The message headers show this was sent from Nigeria:

WHOIS details for sending network (IP 81.199.85.113):

WHOIS registration details for “free-international-uk.net”:

OCEANIC-FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL / The Free Lotto Company / PRUDENT FINANCIER B,V.NL

Emails from the real FreeLotto.com

Emails like the following (click link) are not connected to any 419 scam. They are nothing but misleading advertising by PlasmaNet/ FreeLotto. Such emails go out to thousands of recipients, many of whom contact us because they are suspecting this to be a fake lottery scam like the ones sent from Nigeria and other countries in West Africa.

The advertisement makes it sound like you won a million dollars while all they are trying to do is to get you to sign up for their “F.A.S.T” subscription service when you haven’t won a single cent yet. That subscription will cost you money every month. Read it carefully: Where it says “upon submitting the winning entry” it means, yes, you would indeed get that money if you ever were to win!. The chances of that are quite remote, as in all lotteries.

If you receive one of these emails and ask the FreeLotto help desk about it, they will indeed confirm that it’s just an ad and not a winning notification:

Thank you for your note to the FreeLotto Helpdesk.

The email you received is a promotion for our FAST service. It was not a win
notification.

If you review the email you received, it states that you are qualified to win
$1,000,000.00 or any one of our other prizes upon proper submission in
accordance with the Rules.

Our rules state that it is necessary to match 6 of 6 numbers in our $1,000,000
Daily Jackpot game in order to win the grand prize. You can view our rules at
http://www.freelotto.com/Rules.asp .

We are also offering you to activate a FreeLotto FAST subscription. With a
FAST subscription, you receive one automatic entry in each of our six Freelotto
games every day. As a FAST player, you will never miss out on a single chance
to win over $11,000,000 in available daily prizes! Automatic game entries and
automatic prize payment processing are two of the main features for our
FreeLotto FAST subscription service.

We hope you will take this opportunity to experience all FAST has to offer. If
you have any questions, our Customer Service team is available to assist you at
[email protected] .

Good luck in our FreeLotto games!

Josh Pratt
FreeLotto Customer Service

Freelotto prize claim joewein.de LLC Fighting spam and scams on the Internet 419 Scam – “FREE LOTTO COMPANY, CENTRAL LONDON” About the 419 (Advance Fee) scam Email

How to claim

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have seen a significant increase in postal claims which are taking us a little longer to process than usual. Please bear with us during this difficult time. Should you wish to check your Draw-Based tickets please refer to the ‘Help with checking results’ section on the Help & Contact us page. Take me to results.

Won a prize? Congratulations! Here’s how to claim it; whether you’ve played online or in-store.

Please remember that:

  • all draw game prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the day of the draw (unless you follow the procedure which allows you to claim within 7 days after the end of the claim period – see the relevant Rules for more information);
  • Instant Win Game prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the day you bought the Instant Win Game;
  • Scratchcard prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the game closes.

More information about claim periods is set out in the relevant Rules linked to in the ‘Further information’ section below.

Any prizes not claimed within the relevant claim period will be forfeited.

Online prizes (except Direct Debit and Pingit prizes)

Prizes up to and including £500 – These will be paid directly to your National Lottery account.

Prizes over £500 up to and including £30,000 – To claim your prize, you’ll need to confirm that the prize should be paid to the debit card registered to your National Lottery account before 11.00pm on the last day of the claim period. You can do this via the message we send to your account for draw games, or via the prize notification when you finish a game for Instant Win Games.

Prizes over £30,000 up to and including £50,000 – If you’ve been really lucky and won over £30,000 and up to and including £50,000, please call us on 0333 234 44 33 ∞ during our normal opening hours during the claim period to claim your prize. Prizes will be paid by cheque.

Prizes over £50,000 must be claimed in person during the claim period. Call us on 0333 234 44 33 ∞ during our normal opening hours during the claim period to validate your claim and we will arrange to process your claim in person.

Free Lotto Lucky Dip – If you match 2 main numbers on Lotto, you’ll win a free Lotto Lucky Dip, which will be entered into the next Lotto draw. We’ll let you know that you’ve won and you can choose which Lotto draw you’d like to be entered into for future free Lotto Lucky Dips that you win.

If you win a non-cash prize, instalment or annuity prize you can find out how to claim in the Game Procedures and/or Game Specific Rules for the relevant game.

Online Direct Debit prizes

Direct Debit winnings can take three to five working days to be paid in to your bank account

Prizes up to and including £50,000 – These will be paid directly to the bank or building society account your Direct Debit is taken from.

Prizes over £50,000 – If you’ve been really lucky and won over £50,000, please call us on 0333 234 44 33 ∞ to validate your claim and we can arrange to process your claim in person.

Free Lotto Lucky Dip – If you match 2 main numbers on Lotto, you’ll win a free Lotto Lucky Dip, which will be entered into the next Lotto draw. We’ll let you know that you’ve won and you can choose which Lotto draw you’d like to be entered into for future free Lotto Lucky Dips that you win.

If you win a non-cash prize, instalment or annuity prize you can find out how to claim in the Game Procedures and/or Game Specific Rules for the relevant game.

Pingit prizes

Prizes up to and including £50,000 – These will be paid directly to the Pingit account you bought the entry with.

Prizes over £50,000 – If you’ve been really lucky and won over £50,000, please call us on 0333 234 44 33 ∞ to validate your claim and we can arrange to process your claim in person.

Free Lotto Lucky Dip – If you match 2 main numbers on Lotto, you’ll win a free Lotto Lucky Dip, which will be entered into the next Lotto draw. We’ll let you know that you’ve won and you can choose which Lotto draw you’d like to be entered into for future free Lotto Lucky Dips that you win.

If you win a non-cash prize, instalment or annuity prize you can find out how to claim in the Game Procedures and/or Game Specific Rules for the relevant game.

In-store prizes

Prizes up to and including £100 – You can claim prizes up to £100 from National Lottery retailers. All National Lottery retailers are required to pay prizes of up to £100, apart from those with till-point terminals, who are required to pay prizes up to £50. Some may pay prizes onto debit cards.

Prizes up to and including £500 – You can claim prizes up to £500 from some National Lottery retailers. Retailers are allowed, but not required, to make payments (in cash or to debit card) for prizes of over £100 up to and including £500.

Additionally, all prizes up to and including £500 can also be claimed at designated post offices with a National Lottery terminal.

If you can’t claim at a National Lottery retailer or Post Office, you can claim by post.

For more information about claiming at a Post Office or by post, see below.

Prizes over £500 up to and including £50,000 – You can claim prizes over £500 up to and including £50,000 at designated post offices with a National Lottery terminal or at some National Lottery retailers on the Isle of Man.

If you can’t claim in any of these ways, you can claim by post.

You will be required to provide proof of your identity and age (and any other relevant information) when claiming a prize. Post Offices will also require proof of address. You will also need to complete a Prize Claim Form if claiming at a retailer on the Isle of Man, or if claiming more than £5,000 by post.

For more information about claiming at a Post Office or by post, and for more information about acceptable ID, see below.

Prizes over £50,000 – If you’ve been really lucky and won over £50,000, you must claim your prize in person.

Please call us on 0333 234 50 50 ∞ . You will need to complete a Prize Claim Form and provide proof of identity and age (and any other relevant information).

Free Lotto Lucky Dip – If you match 2 main numbers on Lotto, you’ll win a free Lotto Lucky Dip. To claim your free Lotto Lucky Dip, take your winning ticket to a retailer who will give you the option of receiving a Lotto Lucky Dip Ticket for the next Wednesday or Saturday Lotto Draw.

Non-cash prize, instalment or annuity prize – If you win a non-cash prize, instalment or annuity prize you can find out how to claim in the Game Procedures and/or Game Specific Rules for the relevant game.

Important – claiming your prize at a Post Office

You can claim prizes over £500 up to and including £50,000 only at designated Post Offices with a National Lottery terminal. Please search online first for a designated Post Office in your area and be sure to take valid ID.

To search online for a Post Office that can pay lottery prizes, use the Post Office Branch Finder.

Searching on the Post Office website

  1. Click on ‘Branch Finder’.
  2. Enter your location in the ‘Where’ field then select ‘Choose a service’.
  3. Scroll down to ‘National Lottery’ and tick the ‘Lotto prize payments’ box.
  4. Select ‘Search’.
  5. You will then see a filtered selection of designated Post Offices in your area.

Providing valid ID at a Post Office

As proof of identity, you will need one item of identification from the Proof of ID list, and also one item from the Proof of Address list.

Important: Be sure to have your ID documents with you. If the Post Office scans your winning ticket and you don’t have the correct ID, you will need to complete your claim by post.

Acceptable Forms of ID and Address

Proof of ID and address
Proof of ID Proof of address
Passport (any nationality) Bank or building society statement (Debit or Credit Card) issued to your current address, dated within the last three months
Photo Driving Licence (UK and EU) Household bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable) dated and issued to your current address, dated within the last three months
UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth Council Tax statement dated and issued in the last 12 months
UK biometric residence permit Mortgage statement dated and issued in the last 12 months
PASS Card (Proof of Age Standards Scheme) Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority dated and issued within the last three months
HM Forces/Police Photo ID Card Pension, endowment or ISA statement issued in last 12 months
UK adoption certificate Child benefit book dated and issued in the last 12 months
Valid EU photo ID card Current Television Licence
Valid UK firearms licence with photo
Signed valid UK paper driving licence
Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English
UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after date of birth, but not a photocopy
Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English issued within 12 months of birth
P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job dated and issued in the last 12 months
P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes dated and issued in the last 12 months
Electoral ID Card (NI Card)
EU Medical Card
Blue disabled driver pass

Claiming your prize by post

To claim your prize by post, send your winning ticket to:

The National Lottery
PO Box 287
Watford
WD18 9TT

If your prize is over £5,000, you will need to send a completed Prize Claim Form with your ticket.

Prizes claimed by post are claimed entirely at your risk. We accept no responsibility for tickets, Prize Claim Forms or any other accompanying documentation lost in the post. Camelot must receive postal claims within the claim period.

In-store prizes – important information

When you give your National Lottery ticket or scratchcard to the retailer, you will notice some additional measures to ensure that you know you are a winner and how much you have won.

A ‘win sound’

The National Lottery terminal will make a distinctive sound when a winning ticket or scratchcard is scanned¹.

Listen to the ‘win sound’:

¹Except till-point terminals.

A ‘win receipt’

This is a receipt that a National Lottery retailer must give to a player every time a winning Lottery Draw-Based Game ticket (for example, Lotto or EuroMillions) is scanned and validated. For prizes that can be paid out in-store, the ‘win receipt’ will inform you how much you have won. For higher-value prizes that need to be paid out at a Post Office or by Camelot, the ‘win receipt’ will provide guidance on how you can claim your prize.

Example ‘win receipt’

Please note that you will not be given a ‘win receipt’ for a winning scratchcard. This is because scratchcards already contain all of the information necessary for you to know whether or not you have won a prize.

When you receive your prize, the retailer will keep your ticket. If, however, the retailer cannot pay you your prize, they will return the ticket to you, along with your ‘win receipt’.

Please remember that, if your National Lottery ticket or scratchcard is not a winning one, the retailer must give it back to you.

Queries or doubts: If you feel that the retailer has made a mistake, please query the matter with them immediately. Using the Lottery terminal, they can check to see whether they gave you your ‘win receipt’ (if you have presented a Lottery Draw Game ticket) and can also find your transaction on the terminal.

If the retailer cannot resolve your prize payment query to your satisfaction or you have any further concerns, please contact Camelot to report the matter. You can either:

  • email[email protected]
  • phone 0333 234 50 50 ∞
  • write to: Customer Operations, The National Lottery, PO Box 251, Watford WD18 9BR.

All prize payment queries and complaints are investigated by our Security Operations Team – please provide a daytime phone number for them to contact you.

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