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Unexpected winnings

Congratulations! You have a been selected to lose some of your money or personal information.  Don't be fooled into giving any money or personal information to receive a prize from a lottery or competition you never entered.


    • Unexpected prize & lottery scams
      Unexpected prize & lottery scams

      Unexpected prize and lottery scams work by asking you to pay some sort of fee in order to claim your prize or winnings from a competition or lottery you never entered.

    • Travel prize scams
      Travel prize scams

      Travel prize scams are attempts to trick you into parting with your money to claim a ‘reward’ such as a free or discounted holiday.

    • Scratchie scams
      Scratchie scams

      Scratchie scams take the form of fake scratchie cards that promise some sort of prize, on the condition that the ‘winner’ pays a collection fee.


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