Wednesday 26 July 2017

Warning over Lotto scam offering 'free game' over the phone

Kathy Armstrong

Phone calls offering a free play in the EuroMillions has nothing to do with the National Lottery, a spokesperson has confirmed.

The National Lottery issued the warning after members of the public received calls from a Dublin number offering a free EuroMillions game.

The spokesperson said in a statement: "A National Lottery spokesperson said today: “We have been contacted by several people in the last few weeks about such calls.

"We would like to reassure our players, and members of the public, that this activity has nothing to do with the National Lottery, and we would advise caution."

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