List of Prize and Lottery Scams Starting with
the Letter U and V
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!
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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
Directory of Sample Lottery Scams -
Real Scam Emails and Explanations
United States of America International Lottery Program,
"Congratulation From The United States of America: Your Email Have Won", "Mrs. Sean Maria Dunn", "Fiduciary Claims Agent, Barr. Paul Smith"
UK-LOTTO Sweepstake Online
UK Mega Jackpot Lottery
UK LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
UK Online Lottery
UK Online Lottery, at The
Marina Offices of St Peters Yacht Basin
UK Premier Lottery
UNION BANK PLC -
THE BOARD OF
DIRECTOR'S UNION BANK PLC - "DR JOHN ROLLINSON", "the UNION BANK OF
Loterij: "We gladly notify you of your winning in
our exclusive Lottery"
UK UNIVERSAL LOTTERY INC
"Mrs. Grace. G. Briggs", "Mr. Rev.(Fr.)Connilus R.Chamberlin"
Universal International Lottery
"MRS MARY NKOSI", "Mr. James Ali"
Universal Lotto NL, Universal Lotto NL 2007 and/or Universal Email Lotto NL
Universal Finance Trust Ltd Affiliated to Euro National Lottery
- "Mrs. Susan Dickson", "Mr. Donald Weiss"
UNIVERSAL STAKE LOTTERY
UK: A sample in the UK
- The National Lottery
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE DELIVERY (UPS), Dear Esteem Customer,
"Mr. Cole Anderson"
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA INTERNATIONAL VISA LOTTERY,
"Mrs. Dola Anderson", "Rev. Dr. Paul Mayer"
U.S. E-Mail Lottery,
"Mr. Paul Anderson", "GARRY WARD (dispatch officer)"
Vodafone Online Draws
"Mrs. Lucy Beckenbauer", "FUDICIARY AGENT: Mr. Niklas Flippo (Rev.)"
Volkswagon: The Lottery Department of Volkswagen Automobiles
For scam company names that start with other letters,
click on the letter:
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
UKHOPE NATIONAL LOTTERY
UKHOPE NATIONAL LOTTERY PROMOTIONS
UKLOTTERYONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
UK LOTTO / INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
UK-Lotto Sweepstake Lottery
UK-LOTTO Sweepstakes Lottery
UK-LOTTO Sweepstake Lottery International
UK-Lotto Sweepstake Lottery Programs International
UK NATIONAL LOTTERY (NOTE: The REAL UK
National Lottery DOES NOT notify winners by email)
UK National Lottery (no association with the British
UK National Lottery/International Promotions
UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, online Sweepstakes International
UK NATIONAL LOTTERY Sweepstakes International Program
Uk Overseas Gambling Board
UK OVERSEAS LOTT0
UK OVERSEAS LOTTO LIMITED
UK PROMO LOTTERY
UK QUEEN'S SWEEP LOTTERY PROMO
UK ROYAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
UK-STAKE PRICE AWARD DEPARTMENT
UK TIMES PROMO LOTTERY
Under International and Swiss Lotto
UNION ELECTRONIC LOTTERY
UNION Lottery International
UNIQUE CULTURE LOTTERY
United Global Crown South Africa Sweepstakes Lottery
United Stakes Lottery
United Sweepstakes and Payment Bureau
UNITED KINGDOM GLOBAL LOTTERY ORGANIZATION
United Stakes Lotto
UNIVERSAIN Lotto International
Universal Holding Centre
Universal Lottery International
Universal Lottery International BV
Universal Lottery Promo International
Universal Lottery Promotion
Universal Redemption Centre
Universal Stakes Lottery
Universal Stakes Lottery Program
Universal Stakes Lottos
Universal Sweepstakes Lottery Inc.
Universal Lotto International(ULI).
UNIVERSAL LOTTO SERVICE (U.L.S.),
Uprise Lottery International (part of Lottery Winners
Urban Lottery International
UTOS International Lottery PromotionUnited States Lottery Commission
US Awards Commission
Vax Foundation Lottery
Victory Awards, Canada
Victory Lottery Promo, The MADRID/SpainS International Programs
Victory Promo Lottery,The Spain/ International , Programs
Victory Promo Lottery,The London UK/ International , Programs
Victual Win Promo Lottery(also uses name Icon Lottery)
Vodafone Online Promo International
Vsoft Sweepstake Lottery
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