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Malaysian Lottery Brochure Fake

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How the scam works:

(with video below exposing fakes) In the last few months, a well-designed travel brochure has been hitting millions of homes. It has started in Australia a few years ago and now is in full blast all over the world.

Watch the video below to see over 25 exposed fake brochure pages with winning prizes - did you received one of them?

Fake Winning Scratchies Exposed Video

The publication contains lottery scratch tickets offering complimentary lottery prizes to celebrate a new investment opportunity. The scratch tickets reveal a prize of $175,000. Since the winning is published in a nice and glossy magazine, several people really believe they hit the jackpot!

The winners are informed there is a $7,000 government tax to pay before the proceeds can be released and the travel company will pay half. The recipient just has to send the other half by wire transfer, to Malaysia or Hong Kong.

The publishers of the brochure require the winners to provide a copy of their passport for authentication, along with bank account details. As you can imagine, the "winners" of $130,000 are waiting in vain to get their money after that, as there is no prize.

How to avoid:

Ignore the fact that is a well-designed travel brochure. It’s not a real deal. Scammers can make everything nowadays look official, especially with the advancement of technology. Above and below you have real pictures of these fake brochures. As you can see they have similar design, sign that behind the scam are the same people. There are more pictures in the video.

There are 886 comments

  • On Thursday, May 21, 2015, Noreen Paul wrote:

    We received scratch and win tickets today in Dunedin from beach walker travel - looked very professional. Thank goodness we checked the web.

  • On Thursday, May 21, 2015, Judy Perry wrote:

    Yes, the same-awarded 2nd prize of $165US- sent scanned ticket to Frankie Tay. He rang me and confirmed arrival of ticket. Said it still had to be authenticated-no time frame given.
    Sent email to Frankie today-returned mail.
    Have no idea where they get the addresses from.

  • On Thursday, May 21, 2015, Lyn wrote:

    Thank you for the info, yes I received the same info as above 'The Blazing Whale Travel' incredible what these people are up to putting out these horrible Scams

    Cheers for that

  • On Thursday, May 21, 2015, Tanja Benthien wrote:

    yup just won USD $165,000.00 from the Beach Walker Travel company 11th Anniversary Great scam it really looks real with stamps from Malaysia and all. Why would people pay the tax? you would just tell them to deduct it from your winning..... lol fell sorry for those who have lost their money would love for someone to track down these people and scam them...now that would be a great scam

  • On Thursday, May 21, 2015, pauline wrote:

    I just got one 11 anniversary 2 scratch and win lol one say than you other 2ND prize USD 165,000.00 Beach walker travel they have a Web site keep away from anything the is Asia with USD lol

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