Lottery Scam - “March Twitter Lottery Winner from your City”
Mar 5, 2015
The Twitter page below, which claims that Twitter users have been confirmed as the March Twitter Lottery winner from their city, is a scam. There is no Twitter Lottery and the link in the message or on the page will take the scammers’ potential victims to malicious websites that will infect their computers with viruses or to survey websites, where they will be asked to complete surveys in order to receive their prizes.
Please continue reading below.
But, it doesn’t matter how much survey is taken or how much software the victims download, they will never receive any lottery winnings because there is no Twitter lottery.
The Fake Twitter Lottery Page
UK Lottery Claim Protected Tweets
Our system has confirmed you as the March Twitter Lottery Winner from your city. Proceed to the link below and claim your winnings
USE THIS LINK:
@_UKLotto_'s Tweets are protected.
Only confirmed followers have access to @_UKLotto_'s Tweets and complete profile. Click the "Follow" button to send a follow request.
The page is located at: “https://twitter.com/_uklotto” and the link in it most often goes to the following fake gift or promotional website: “http://yourgiftclaimnow.pw/ukredir20.html.”
So, if you are told that you are the winner of the Twitter Lottery, you know that someone is attempting to scam you.
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