- You will never be asked to send money to claim any lottery prize. If you are being asked to send a cheque, money order, or payment of any kind to claim your lottery prize, it is a scam. Hang up the phone or delete the email.
- You can check with STARS directly to verify if you are a winner. You are able to check the official lottery winners list on their website or contact them to confirm if you have won a prize.
- Always use the official number and website, and not the ones a Fraudster may provide. In Saskatchewan you can call 1-855-449-2444, or email email@example.com to see if you have actually won a prize, you can also visit http://starslotterysaskatchewan.ca/ to check the list of official prize winners.
(Last Updated On: July 5, 2018)Battlefords RCMP have been receiving complaints about STARS lottery scams where the callers are claiming to represent STARS Air Ambulance and telling people that they have won new vehicles, as well as cash prizes ranging from $30,000.00 to $175,000.00. Everyone dreams of winning a big lottery prize. Unfortunately the Fraudster are known to take advantage of this and will attempt to manipulate people by falsely claiming they have won an extravagant prize and asking them to send payment in order to claim their prize. To protect yourself, always keep these points in mind: