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List of Prize and Lottery Scams Starting with the Letter B

*Are Your Winnings Real?  Check the Names of Fake Lotteries


This page identifies and provides links to many actual examples of lottery and sweepstake scam emails. Remember, just because your email is not in this list does not make it legitimate.  The scammers constantly change the names and the content of the letters.  However, if the letter you received is similar to one below, you will know it IS a scam!

Click here to see how the lottery / sweepstakes scams work

Legal lotteries?  There are some.  We're not recommending them; lotteries are called "a tax on the stupid" for very good reasons, but if you're looking for a lottery, here is a list of legitimate lotteries


Directory of Sample Lottery Scams - Real Scam Emails and Explanations

  1. BBC LOTTERY OFFICE, "Join Dale", "MRS WILLIAMS MARY"
  2. Belgium National Lottery (BNL)
  3. Belgium National Lottery Agency, "Mr.Renato Anestis"
  4. Belove Internet Lottery Promotions International
  5. Best Lottery International, online Sweepstakes International program
    "Mr. John Moore", "Mr. Andrew Gordon Furness"
  6. BIGCHANCE LOTTERY LTD
  7. BINGO LOTERIJ INTERNATIONAL.NL
  8. Bono Loteria Nacional - "Spainish Loteria Nacional Sweepstakes"
  9. BoxLotto
  10. British Airways Courier Service Lottery
  11. British Internatonal E-Lottery Promotion Sweepstakes
  12. British International Lottery and Sweepstake
  13. BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY International Lottery Programs
  14. BRITISH ONLINE LOTTERY /  AUSTRALIAN CASH-OUT LOTTO BV / The National Lottery
  15. British Sweepstake Lottery Program

For scam company names that start with other letters, click on the letter:

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J-K L  M  N  O  P  Q-R  S  T  U-V  W-X-Y-Z


These are more names of scam lotteries for which we have not yet received a complete example.

If you received an email or letter from on of these, please forward it to us at

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Bank Giro Loterij Spel
Bank GIRO Loterij International Promotion Program
Best International
Better Tomorrow Lotto Inc
BigLotto.com (internet site, also known as Big International )
BIAG International Bureau of Prize Distribution
Bingo Easter Lotto Program
Bingo Loterij
BINGO LOTERIJ AGENCY
Bingo Netherlands Sweepstake Lottery
Blue Fountain Lottery International
BONANZA 2006
BONDSOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
BONO LOTTERY E-MAIL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
BonoLotto Lottery
Bono Lotto/ Primitiva
Bonus Lottery
Bounty International Lottery Agency
Brittish Columbia Lottery Corporation
British Gaming Board E-Lottery Promotions
British Lottery International
BRITISH LOTTO PLUS
British Promotional Sweepstakes
BRITISH WEB LOTTERY
BRITISH SWEEPSTAKES LOTTERY (THE)
BRITS WORLDWIDE LOTTO, UK
Brits Worldwide LOTTO INTERNATIONAL
Burgasoftware Foundation Lottery
BurgaSoftware Foundation International Company
(Switzerland, requires pre-payment of $54 for "administration" costs)


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