Spanish lottery scam text message goes to hundreds of Manx mobiles

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Hundreds of people in the Isle of Man have won a million euros on the Spanish lottery, according to a text message received by many Manx phones yesterday.

Isle of Man Newspapers has heard a number of reports from people who’ve had the message.

A police spokesman said: ‘This is a scam. Please do not follow the instructions or reply to the phone number or the email address given.

‘Both we and Manx Telecom are aware of this international-based scam.’

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