Virginia Lottery Warns Of An Increase In Scams

Virginia Lottery officials warn of an increase in scams where people are told they’ve won a jackpot but need to either pay a fee to collect the prize or provide personal information so the winnings can be deposited into their bank account. There are some occasions, such as online lottery wins when officials will contact players to inform them they’ve won but for the most part the Lottery does not proactively contact winners;