05/10/2016

Warning Following Scam Letter Claiming to be the Postcode Lottery

Officers are warning people to be vigilant following a report of a scam letter claiming to be the “Peoples Postcode Lottery”.

A man received the letter yesterday, Tuesday 4th October by post in the Redcar area which stated he had won £350,000 even though he had not entered into the postcode lottery.

Customer services at the Peoples Postcode Lottery have been contacted who have confirmed that the letter is not genuine.

Please find a copy of the scam letter below. Names, addresses and contact numbers have been removed for security reasons.

Anyone with information or anyone who thinks that they may have been a victim of the scam is asked to contact Action Fraud.