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Facebook Cash Rewards Program Scam: "You have been selected to receive $1,500 in cash"

Facebook Cash Rewards Program Scam: "You have been selected to receive $1,500 in cash"

The Facebook cash rewards program below is a fake. If this program is posted on your Facebook Wall or Time, please report it as spam. Do not take part in this scam by following the instructions. Their website claims that you have been selected to take part in the weekly cash rewards, where you can win a large amount of cash. It then states that you have been selected to receive $1,500.

This is how the “Facebook Cash Rewards Program Scam” website looks

Facebook Cash Rewards Program Scam website

Facebook Cash Rewards Program Scam website

You Have (1) New Message

Dear Facebook User,

Due to your recent online activity, you have been selected to take part in a weekly cash rewards program, where someone is selected to receive a significant cash reward. Based on today's random draw... You have been selected to receive $1,500 in cash!

To claim your cash reward, please click below and follow the instructions.


The FB Cash Rewards Team

The Facebook cash rewards program scam is locate at this website address:

The website also claims that if you leave, your reward will be forfeited:
"WARNING: If you leave now, your reward will be forfeited."

Clicking on any of the links in this message will take you to the following website:

The website above doesn't work and may have been disabled or removed.

This scam is also located at the following websites:

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  • hxxp://

These scammers will register new website names every day for the same scam. So, please note that the website name may change.

This scam is a trick to deceive persons into completing surveys by promising them cash rewards. The scammers behind this scheme will be paid for every survey completed. And, you will not receive the cash that was promised, instead, you will only make them (scammers) richer.

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CommentComments or Questions (11)

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  • Posted: Apr 30, 2014 by an anonymous user from: West Jordan, Utah, United States

    I got an email about the facebook award of $1 million dollars, signed with a name as ceo. I ignored it.

  • Posted: Apr 26, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Santa Rosa, California, United States

    I received this today (April 26, 2014)from Martha Hopson

    Dear Facebook user,
    The Facebook team wishes to inform you, and congratulate you for emerging as our 2014 Facebook Rewards winner.
    The Facebook Rewards program is an automated biennial program which selects Facebook users randomly. You have therefore been selected randomly by the Facebook internet draw administrator.
    You have been approved to claim a total cash prize of $1,000,000 (One million dollars) See below for your winning details:

    winning amount: $1,000,000 USD (One Million dollars)

    Batch number: TFB 12329317635197437-FAB/14

    Ref number: TFB 29501870209289/ES 877....

  • Posted: Mar 4, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Scammon Bay, Alaska, United States

    Facebook lottery scam:

    As we Celebrate our 10years of internet Journey and Global Communication we are glad to Announce to you that your facebook account have been randomly selected as a beneficiary of $1,000,000.00usd in the 2013 Facebook Account of the Year {Grand Rewards winner}.

    Email us the below details:
    1) facebook username:
    2) Present Country of Residence:
    3) Amount Won: $1,000,000.00 usd

    Enjoy our new personalised 'Look Back' videos;

    Eduardo Saverin
    Program Coordinator,
    Facebook Rewards Program,
    All rights reserved 2014.

    • Posted: Mar 10, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

      Dear Facebook,I dianejohnson5245 received a congratulations letter stating that I won a I,ooo,ooo.,and yes it came from Eduardo Saverin.But he did respond to me stating the bank will send me papers to complete for the release of my funds.

    • Posted: Mar 6, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Hesperia, California, United States

      I received a email similar to this one, there was no link to click on. Eduardo saverin did send it. I replied back and he sent this:
      Congratulations on emerging as one of our lucky award winners! FACEBOOK LOTTERY 2014 offers awards to Lucky owners of selected emails from our data base. You have therefore been approved to go ahead and claim your funds which amounts to 1,000,000 (One million United States Dollars).

      To get your funds transferred to you, you are required to contact the paying bank (First United and Trust bank, west Virginia, USA). Your funds have been adequately insured by an Insurance Firm here in the United States of America...

      Please, contact our payment bank responsible for the transfer of your funds to you. To contact them, please make use of the following contact details:

      Bank Name: First United and Trust bank
      Email: firstunited-trust


      *Name of Beneficiary ----
      *Address: ---
      *City/State: ----
      *Nationality: ---


  • Posted: Nov 3, 2013 by info

    Click here for instructions on how to report scam on Facebook:


    • Posted: Mar 10, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

      I would like to report that I received a scam on facebook dianejohnson5245 for the 1,000,000.00 rewards program.

  • Posted: Nov 3, 2013 by an anonymous user from: Hollywood, Florida, United States

    How do you report the scam??? It doesn't have the usual "report/block" tab at the bottom of the page.

  • Posted: Oct 22, 2013 by an anonymous user from: Decatur, Georgia, United States

    What I don't understand is how did they get our name and where were they gonna send me the money but I never got to the web site anyway and that was good for me anyway thank you

  • Posted: Sep 28, 2013 by an anonymous user from: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

    Thank you for making this info available because I just got this very alert while on facebook. I was very tempted to click on it but as the old adage states "If it's too good to be true....don't do it!!" (or something similar). I wanted to check it out to see if it was a scam, and low and behold it is, thank you for taking the time to help me and others from making what could be a serious mistake.
    A grateful facebooker.

  • Posted: Sep 25, 2013 by an anonymous user from: Brooklyn, New York, United States

    Thank you for this information. I was just sent this scam. I filled out a quick survey promising me a new I Pod w/ wifi but I was never asked for a mailing address to send it to me.