To recognise lottery scams
TIP – ignore the message and mark it as junk so future emails go straight to the trash can.
TIP – if in doubt arrange to physically inspect the item before making the purchase.
TIP - Never send money to a person you have not met in person.
Money Mule Scams
TIP – involvement in schemes like this can be deemed as money laundering and you may find yourself needing to prove your innocence to authorities.