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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.

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  • On Friday, June 26, 2015, Trisha Morton wrote:

    received broacher today from Flaming ace holiday along with two scrtachies. One scratchie said "thank you" the other said I had won second prize of US165,000. Oh how I wish lol. Went straight online to check the company and found this site. Thank god for the internet hey?

  • On Friday, June 26, 2015, Tyrone McNicholl wrote:

    also got two scratch cards One said "thankyou" the other said 2nd prize USD 165,000.00 posted in Malaysia to Timaru New Zealand

  • On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Wayne tucker wrote:

    We received second prize too. Even though we were on the wrong list to receive the scratchit. Having gone through many phone calls we were told we would receive it but we must keep it a secret because genuine customers would not be happy. We then googled it and found out it was a scam. We were to phone a Boston Wong at 11 this morning to arrange getting the money - we did not phone him. Derrick Chang has ju st phoned us we told him we knew it was a scam he assured us we have won and knows nothing of it being a scam. We asked about the taxes but he said we could pay once we received the money. In one phone conversation he said he was coming to Christchurch and would look us up and share a bottle of wine. In our last conversation we told him if he did come to Christchurch the likelihood would be he would share a jail cell with someone not a bottle of wine.

  • On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Shelagh wrote:

    Got 2 tickets - one said Thank you and the other said I had won $165,000. Must think everyone is stupid - first thing I did was hit the 'net. No idea where they got my mailing details.

  • On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Peter wrote:

    I received a $165,0002nd prize scratchie.
    I even flew to Hong Kong to claim my prize, they said it will take a couple of days to get the funds together so I said it will take me a couple of days to get my deposit together.
    They were so professional, they picked me up in a Lexus, took me to the courts, I even think the judge was in on it, after proceedings took me Out to lunch the whole works.
    Now I know its a scam, thank goodness I didn't hand over any money.

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