Today, a person from India wrote to this blog wondering what to do after giving full identity information to an online lottery scam. The exact text of this poster reads as follows:
I don't know about the credit reporting agencies in India, but in the US, this person should immediately contact the three credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experion and Trans Union) to put a freeze on new accounts being taken out in his name.
"Sir, iam also get the same email from uk online yahoo lottery promotion winning prize related once. Am from india. Its true or not? They collected my address, bank detail and my driving licence also. What can i do?"