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Overseas Lottery Agents (OSA)
Overseas Afro-Europe
Once Promo


AV product:

List of Prize and Lottery Scams Starting with the Letter O

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. Once Promo
  3. Overseas Lottery Agents, OSA or OSA Lotteries

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

Ocean Blue Lottery International (also refers to Ace Capital International Lottery)
Oceanic Lottery International
OEPO International Lottery(also known as MEPO Lottery)
Office of Prize Awards
Office of Property Administration 
Office of Property Transfer added
Office of Property Administration, Ontario
Olympic Lottery
Olympic Lottery International
Olympic Trust Lottery
Once Emails Lottery
Once European Lottery Syndicate
Once Spanish Sweepstake Lottery
Once Sweetpstakes Lottery Company S.L.(spelling mistake is deliberate)
Once Lottery Prize Award Dept
Opportunities Unlimited
Overseas Euro / Afro Lottery Stake 2004
Overseas Stake Lottery
Overseas/ Afro Euro Stakes Lottery
Overseas Lottery International
Overseas Stakes Lottery International
Overseas Stakes Lottery International
Oy Keikkaus Netherlands Sweepstake Lottery
Oy Keikkaus Netherlands Sweepstakes Lottery, n.l
OyKeikkaus Netherlands Sweepstake Lottery International
Ozone Promo Lottery BV

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Names used by scammers in the examples on this page and others often belong to real people and businesses who often have no knowledge of nor connection to the scammer's use of their name and information.  Sample scam emails and other documents are copies of the scam to help potential victims recognize and avoid it.  You should presume that any names used and presented here in a scam are either fictitious or used without their legitimate owner's permission.
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