Jan 27, 2016
Beware of email messages, text messages, social media messages or posts, claiming that you are a winner in some so-called Facebook lottery, sweepstakes, promotion, or was selected by Facebook’s co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, to receive thousands of dollars. The messages or posts were sent by lottery scammers, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them their information and money. Again, there is no Facebook lottery, promotion or sweepstakes, so if you are contacted by someone claiming that they are from Facebook or a representative of Facebook, asking you to send your personal information or money in order to receive some form of lottery prize, it is a lottery scam. Also, Facebook will never ask their users or others, to send their personal information via email message, Facebook messenger, text message, or to send them money in order to collect some so-called prize.
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