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PLAYERS: To report complaints against Lottery retailers, please contact Lottery Security & Law Enforcement toll-free at 800-LOTTERY (800-568-8379).

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Other Resources

Organizations dedicated to stopping fraud.

Fraud affects thousands of Californians annually. And though each scam is different, they all have the common thread of “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!”

Here are a few resources providing more information on scams and frauds:

Fake Checks »

National Consumer League's Fraud Center »

Fraud Aid »

To report a fraud or a scam, please visit the following links:

The Federal Trade Commission »

California Department of Consumer Affairs »