Fraud alert

Have you been told you have won a prize from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)?

HLF does not operate a Lottery or distribute prizes. We only give grants in response to applications.  If you receive an email telling you that you have won a prize, it has not come from us. No lottery that asks for payment in order to claim a prize belongs to, or is associated with, either HLF or the UK National Lottery.

Some pay-to-claim lotteries are regarded by the Metropolitan Police or the Gaming Board of Great Britain as being fraudulent. If you would like further information, please contact the Met. Police by email or visit the Metropolitan Police Service website.

Please exercise caution and do not part with your money or details to an unknown party or company. Be sure to check the lottery’s legal status first.

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