If you didn't play the lottery, you didn't win it! So if you get an email, phone call or letter saying you've won, don't fall for it. It's a scam!
A letter is circulating in Surry County. It states the recipient won $4.5 million from the Bonoloto ES or Bonoloto Int’l Lottery Promotion Program.
If you receive a letter, throw it away. The sheriff’s department told WFMY News 2 it’s a scam.
The sender wants you to send a check to cover fees and taxes before they send you the money. You'll never have to do that for a legitimate lottery.
Sometimes scammers call people with a version of this scam.
Here is a list of some of the common phone scams and how to spot them.
Print it out and pass it out to your friends and family.