Alex Watts : Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return You do not need to wait here as you will get an email when I reply.
Alex Watts : It's a scam.
Alex Watts : If you never entered then you can't have won.
Alex Watts : The email address will be web based such as gmail or hotmail etc i am guessing?
Alex Watts : This is called advance fee fraud.
Alex Watts : You have not won.
Alex Watts : It will start with this small fee, then gradually the amounts get higher and they ask for more thins such as tax clearance, bank fee efc.
This law firm is claiming I can choose any law firm in Brussels to look after this.
I assumed as much but just wanted to clear ir up.
Alex Watts : They are scam artists.
Alex Watts : please see
Alex Watts : http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraud-az-advance-fee-fraud
Alex Watts : And http://www.419eater.com/html/419faq.htm
Alex Watts : If you didn't eneter then you can't have won.
Alex Watts : I assume you know whether you bought a loterry ticket.
Alex Watts : Even if it was genuine they would not ask for an up front payment.
No we didn't buy anything.
Alex Watts : Delete all the emails and do not respond.
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
I emailed back saying that and that's when they said I could choose any law firm.
Alex Watts : Its a scam........
Thanks for your help Alex.
Alex Watts : Happy to help - please remember to leave feedback before you go today.