i have recieved an email from Skout lovers boom lotto to say i have won £450,000 dollars, it says i have to pay the USPpostal service £568 english pounds to recieve this cheque ? Is this some sort of Scam or is it worhwhile pursueing it. THANKS
Thank you for your question. Be sure to go ahead and bookmark www.nateanswers.com for future questions.This is a scam. There are a variety of reasons why. No legitimate lottery contacts winners through email. That is simply not how they operate. Second to that, anytime anyone requests a sum of money to receive more money, it is an illegitimate offer. This is called an "advance fee" scam, or a "419" scam, which references the Nigerian criminal code that was written when these started originating there several years ago.The logical thing to do (if this was legitimate), would simply be to deduct the 568 pounds from the total winnings. There is no legitimate business or financial reason for that sum to be sent in advance. I can most assure you that if you send that money, you will never see it again.Please remember to only rate my answer when you are 100% satisfied. IF you feel the need to rate "Poor Service" or "Bad Service", please stop and reply to me via the REPLY TO EXPERT button with the issue you have. I am not paid unless I get a rating of 3 to 5 Stars/Smiley Faces. If I have helped you with your question, please give me an appropriate rating so that I get credit for helping you. Thank you, Nate
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