A new lottery fraud is being promoted by email – the perpetrators are attempting to take advantage of this years World Cup in Brazil to give the fraud a look of authenticity. They are attempting to obtain personal details from the unsuspecting to use their stolen identities for the following:
•open bank accounts
•obtain credit cards, loans and state benefits
•order goods in your name
•take over your existing accounts
•take out mobile phone contracts
•obtain genuine documents such as passports and driving licences in your name.
The first you know of it may be when you receive bills or invoices for things you haven’t ordered, or when you receive letters from debt collectors for debts that aren’t yours.
A copy of the document is provided for your attention, if you receive this please do not respond and delete email immediately.