Sweepstakes Scam - "Congratulations From T-Mobile - You Won!!!"
Apr 7, 2015
The text or email message below: "Congratulations From T-Mobile - You Won!!!" is a lottery scam. The message was NOT sent by T-Mobile, but by scammers, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money, personal and financial information. Recipients of the message are asked not to respond to it and never send money in order to receive a lottery or sweepstakes prize. Also, they should report the message to their carrier or service provider.
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The Sweepstakes or Lottery Scam Message
From: Frank Lopez Hide
CONGRATULATIONS FROM T-MOBILE- YOU WON!!!
April 7, 2015 at 12:48 AM
This is to inform you that your email has won the T-Mobile online promotional sweepstakes. Please Contact the Online sweepstakes payment coordinate by email MR. Chris Mosley, firstname.lastname@example.org for instruction for further details
Victims of this phishing scam are asked to report it to the police.
It is important to remember, never respond to email or text messages which claim that you are winner of some form of lottery or sweepstakes. Always contact the name of the company mentioned in the message to verify its authenticity.in this case, the recipients are asked to contact T-Mobile directly.
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