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Scammers Leverage Story of British Car Mechanic Who Won the Lottery

23
Apr
2014

In March, 41-year-old Neil Trotter, a car mechanic from the United Kingdom, won 107.9 million ($200 million) in the EuroMillions lottery. Scammers have already started sending out emails claiming that the man is giving away his winnings.

Hoax Slayer has come across two types of emails leveraging the story of Neil Trotter. One of them reads something like this:

Mr. Neil Trotter gave you part of his lottery winnings as charity, Please respond to this email with your name, address…

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