February 11, 2012

Don’t fall victim to lottery-winning scams

Few of us can resist the appeal of winning something for nothing, or at least for very little. That’s the part of human nature that keeps lotteries in business and it’s also what keeps lottery scammers in business. The Better Business Bureau has listed lottery scams among its top ten scams of 2011. More than 120,000 people submitted complaints about lottery schemes in 2010, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

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