Olympic scam plea

RESIDENTS are being warned not to respond to a scam letter which claims they have won a £525,000 prize in an Olympic lottery draw.

Derbyshire County Council’s trading standards team has received complaints about a speculative letter attempting to gain people’s personal details.

It claims to be from the ‘2012 Summer Olympic Lottery’ and tells the recipient they have won a share of £105m.

l Anyone receiving one of the letters should report it to the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 08454 040506.