A scam letter from an organisation called ORPB in the Netherlands awards consumers $100,000 for the small sum of $45. Funds can be remitted by a draft made payable to “NCS” or by credit card to a post office box.
The scam involves completing Part 1: affixing the “Official Payment Sticker” and a long-winded and confusing Part 2: paying $45 for the dispatch of your “Millionaires Guarantee”. It is unclear what this “Guarantee” is or involves, except relieving you of your hard-earned money!
Exactly why you have been chosen to receive $100,000 remains one of life’s small mysteries. Suffice to say, as soon as you have paid the $45, it won’t really matter, will it!
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ILS claims you have won up to $65,000 in the ILS Big Draw Campaign. This is just another lottery ticket seller. If you are going to play lotto then stick with the government regulated system in Australia. Profits from the Australian lotto system go to legitimate charities that help fellow Australians … not foreign company profits.