Lottery-Related Fraud

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), consumers in the United States and other countries lose billions of dollars each year to telemarketers, spam emails and misleading advertisements that entice consumers into phony prize promotions, illegal foreign lottery schemes and other lottery-related fraud. Use this section to find out how you can protect yourself.

Protect Yourself

Tips to Avoid Scams

Sign Your Lottery Tickets

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Source: Responsible Gambling Council,