419-lite fraudsters target Camelot

Friday, 2 September 2005, 6:28 PM EST

Advanced fee fraudsters are turning their attention to the UK's National Lottery with scam emails that pose as winning notifications.

Recipients are told they've won sums beyond the dreams of avarice simply by having the right email account. A Camelot representative confirmed that you have to purchase a ticket to win anything in the UK's National Lottery.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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