Convener targeted in scam claim said he won £400,000

By neil macphail

Published: 19/03/2011

A council convener has been targeted by lottery scam claiming he had won £400,000.

Councillor Sandy Park yesterday hit out at the con and urged others not to be duped by the unsolicited letters informing them they are winners of the Euro Millions.

The Highland Council convener received a letter claiming to be from Michael Maxwell, vice-president of Euro Millions Commonwealth of Nations Online Lottery’s Head Office in Pall Mall, London advising him that he had won £400,000.

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