The National Lottery Authority (NLA) is cautioning the general public, media and the staking public not to fall victim to the operations and activities of lotto fraudsters who are using different platforms and communication strategies to defraud unsuspecting Ghanaians.
A statement signed by the Public relations Unit of the NLA and copied to the GNA at the weekend said, the lotto fraudsters and social media miscreants have defrauded unsuspecting people through several Facebook accounts/pages, WhatsApp platforms and other social media handles they have created using the Name and Logo of National NLA in different formats.
It said the NLA shall NOT be responsible for any losses incurred by unsuspecting people who are defrauded by these lotto fraudsters and social media miscreants.
The statement urged the Public to be more vigilant, avoid greed and discontinue patronizing the services of these lotto fraudsters.
It however asked the public to stake lotto through the NLA official short codes, and Digital/Online Platforms on *959# for 5/90 original lotto game, 590 games mobile app, www.590mobile. com.gh, Lucky 3 with the official short code, *987#, Daywa with the Official short code *446#, Super 6 game, available on the Android Point of Sale Terminals and *787# short code known as “Wotiriye”
The statement again urged the public to continue to play their favourite lotto via all the short codes and websites mentioned above.