Facebook Freedom Lottery Award Promo Scam

Facebook Freedom Lottery Award Promo Scam

The email message below, claiming that the recipient has won the Facebook Freedom Lottery, is fraudulent and you should not respond to it with your personal information. Every day, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into sending money to claim bogus prizes or lottery winnings.

The Fraudulent Facebook Freedom Lottery Award Scam:

From: facebook lottery facebookagency01 @gmail.com
Date: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 5:51 PM

My name is Robert Scott James We remember your Facebook name Account on our list here and your money is available for you to claim, Let us know if you ready to claim the money and we Explain to you how we got your Facebook Name Account, You listen and read carefully.

I want to say Big congratulations to you... Your name was selected by Mr Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Face book Founder & Chief Executive Officer The promotion was made to make all Face book user in other to benefit from the gain of the company, hence we device this lottery promotions to help the poor and all internet users at large.all winners has been confirmed because of the lucky draw that was made between users from facebook.

We are very happy to inform you that your name appear on the Facebook world lottery program for the month and we are giving out the total sum of $100,000 USD ( One hundred Thousand United States Dollars ) to our winners,which is the sum you have won. Your name was selected in a raffle that was made this month so we need your fast response so that we can proceed with the delivery of your fund.

All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from all areas clearing house computers games from database from Australia,America Samoa,Apia Samoa,New Zealand,United State of America,Cook Island,United Kingdom,south africa and Canada.

This is our international promotion program which was conducted recently for all Facebook users.Once again congratulations.If you are ready to get your Cash get back to me with this information below:

Full Name...........




txt or Cell No.........


Are you deaf or hearing......


date of birth..............

What do you do for living.........


Facebook email....

Facebook Password.....

plz reply back right now so that you can get your money ontime today.

Please remember never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who have contacted you via email.

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  • April 16, 2018 at 7:05 PM by an anonymous user from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    A renee stanley notified me that she saw my name and I won 80000 then she told me what I had to do Anne Sadgrove contact her at the end of it all. she has my id and she is waiting on 700 dollars today. omg, I can't believe I have fell for it

  • September 19, 2017 at 7:51 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I got nearly scammed today the day after my son died, of all days, her name is it supposed to be Anne Sadgrove; asked me all the questions but few then asked for a photo and I don't have any. I said so that got her stick so I looked into her name and yep you got it, she's a scammer, luckily I lied about my info.

  • February 11, 2017 at 12:49 AM by an anonymous user from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    Anne sadgrove is apparently the claims manager who works for Facebook.

  • July 28, 2015 at 2:03 AM by an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

    Hi, I was privately messaged via chat on my number, unfortunately I was so excited that I gave all my personal details and was given a number flp/fb/081/010/2015 and right at the end was told I would have to pay $800 for courier insurance etc.

    I am very dubious as I wasnt emailed, jus messaged via chat. The guy's name is Williams Renell Ray.

    I was first told about this by a friend that isnt close to me on messenger, Linda Hall. She claimed she saw my name as a winner when she claimed her prize - I havent sent money yet because I'm very dubious.

    I would be very thankful if this was checkd out.

    • July 28, 2015 at 4:52 AM by info

      It is a scam. Do not send your money! Once you are asked to send money in order to receive a lottery prize, it is a scam. This is how the scammers make their money.

  • July 7, 2015 at 4:56 PM by an anonymous user from: Wantage, England, United Kingdom

    Why do Facebook allow these scammers to advertise as part of their organisation.

    They blatantly place things on Facebook, with the facebook icon, saying they represent the head of facebook with a FB icon. Telling you to beware of scammers, often in an ungrammatical text. If I were Facebook team, I would delete each one

    • July 7, 2015 at 5:28 PM by info

      If it was possible, Facebook would have removed all illegal content from their website. Monitoring such large website for fraudulent activities takes time.

      So, it is important that people do their research before taking part in any activity, especially the ones that seem too true to believe.

  • February 9, 2015 at 2:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Cleveland, Tennessee, United States

    This is a scam alert coming from someone named Debbie Mudge on Facebook. She gets a hold of you thru one of your friends that has their profile hacked. I reported her to fb.

    This is the message the scammer will send to you:

    "You are a WIN NEW of the randomly facebook money grant and You are

    therefore been approved

    for a lump sum pay out of $120,000.00 in cash credited to file REF NO.


    • June 29, 2015 at 1:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Manchester, Tennessee, United States

      Yea. She has tried it with a friend of mine too. If I could get my hands on this woman I would b*tch slap her!

  • October 24, 2014 at 3:24 PM by an anonymous user from: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Hi, a friend of my FB Page messaged me today. He said I won this so called Fb Lottery.

    • October 24, 2014 at 7:34 PM by info

      Remember, there is no Facebook lottery.

      • November 15, 2014 at 5:54 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

        I had the same problem. You pay a package fee he said, pay at the Post Office shop in NZ. LIKE 1,000 would give you 100,000, once paid Fed X courier will deliver.

        I 'aint done any payment; then he said we always make people happy.

        My friend I think he was hoping i'd pay the money and loose out of it, he reckons he got his.

        • November 16, 2014 at 8:40 AM by info

          It seems as if your friend's Facebook account was compromised and is being used by scammers to trick you.

          If a friend contacts you on Facebook, about some lottery and asks you to send money, it is a scam.

          If you don't believe me, contact the friend via telephone.

  • August 1, 2014 at 11:00 PM by an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    I just received a friend request from a friend and then she said she won the lottery and saw my name on it.

    She attached the name of a lawyer to contact to win the prize! He asked for name address and email.

    I stopped when he asked for Facebook acct.

    I emailed het and asked her to call me and she said she would call when she bought her new iPhone with the prize money!

    I had a hard time deleting her acct! It is a hoax!

    • August 2, 2014 at 1:46 AM by info

      It is a scam. Your friend's Facebook may have been compromised and is being used by scammers to trick you into sending them your information and money.

  • July 26, 2014 at 11:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Having trouble claiming a prize.

    • July 26, 2014 at 2:10 PM by info

      There is no prize. It is a scam. There is no Facebook lottery.

  • June 7, 2014 at 6:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    Well this is from the Desk of Director of face book program:


    My Name is from all over the world from,Australia, New Zea land,America, Europe, North America and Asia as part of International Promotions Program and your money is available for you to claim. For the Face book New year jackpot promotion is giving to all People and i will like to know if u haven't got the Money Yet,So your Cash can be deliver to u @ home.This is not fake or Joke. We are looking forward to hear from you is this a scam or a joke

  • March 17, 2014 at 1:57 AM by an anonymous user from: Kingston, Jamaica

    I got a message from a Dorcas Gayton from Freedom Lottery saying that my name is on the list to get $50,000. I just need to send the $800.00 to western union and I will get the money. Can you please tell me if this is a scam or not.

  • March 13, 2014 at 3:54 AM by an anonymous user from: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

    Another scammer for this. I reported it to facebook; but I doubt that they will do anything. Here are the links for his facebook and his scam:

    https://www.facebook.com/ profile.php?id=100006268027581


    Here is the conversation that we had late this evening/early morning:

    Conversation started today

    Bob Smith


    Bob Smith


    Lynne Irwin


    Lynne Irwin

    hey what? I know that I just accepted your friend request; but I am not accustomed to messages that just say "hey" Is there something that you wanted besides just saying "hey"

    Bob Smith


    Bob Smith

    How are you

    Lynne Irwin


    Lynne Irwin

    I'm tired. I am off to bed. Please read my status update and then you will know. Good night.

    Bob Smith


    Bob Smith

    I just wanted to ask if you have heard about the good news lately?

    Lynne Irwin


    Lynne Irwin

    what good news?

    Bob Smith


    Bob Smith

    CONGRATULATIONS ... Am Bob Smith I work for the federal deaf and hearing commission, am so pleased to explain this to you that Federal commission helping organization recover the sum of nine hundred thousand Dollars($900,000.00)yearly which we use to help both the deaf, hearing impaired and poor to support there ventures. We give $100,000.00 everyone using face book and to the people that there screen name are found on our IP address for the 2014/2015 lottery bonus, And you happen to be among those very lucky winner We like to know if you're ready and willing to get your own money deliver to you.

    Lynne Irwin


    Lynne Irwin

    Kiss my Royal Canadian A*s on City Hall Steps at High Noon and please make it Toronto's Old City Hall. Learn how to spell and get your scams right. I am Canadian, not American you idiot. You are now being reported. Have a good day.

  • March 3, 2014 at 1:21 AM by an anonymous user from: Zanesville, Ohio, United States

    I recieved thos message from jonathon howard FACEBOOK FREEDOM LOTTERY



    BACTH NO: FBOL/009842/04.

    REF. NO. FBOL/107654/04

    TICKET NUMBER: W023-0148-790-459


    You are a WINNER! of the randomly facebook lottery grant and You are therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of $2,000,000.00 in cash credited to file REF NO. FBOL/107654/04.

    All participants were selected On FACE BOOK RANDOMLY draw from a collation of frequent FACE BOOK users from all over world...

  • January 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM by an anonymous user from: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

    I myself also received a message through a "Facebook Chat" from a person that I thought it was my friend but it was NOT! So, apparently they hacked my friend's Facebook. I contacted my friend immediately and told my friend that her fb was hacked. I immediately change my Facebook password as well as my regular Email address just in case. <br/>Please beware of this person name ROBERT SCOTT JAMES with his Fraudulent Facebook Freedom Lottery Award Scam!

  • December 18, 2013 at 11:53 AM by an anonymous user from: Savannah, Georgia, United States

    I received a message from a friend with this….it was not my friend who sent it so apparently they hacked his Facebook. Beware…..I figured it out when I told my friend to call me immediately and the response was, I have to go, I'll call you later! That is when I figured it out. Plus the written message had numerous English errors…..probably Nigerian fraud again!

  • December 15, 2013 at 5:34 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

    I have been in contact with a so called person who claims to be a facebook manager agent by the name of Bob Gray and also i have contacted a facebook site which appears to be facebook freedom organization page. I have been sent messages saying of a lottery win $140?000. And i should send §650?00 fee cost for delivery by fedex couriers. i have never joined a lottery and i am not about to send hard earned cash i worked my a**e off for to have some good for nothing losers looking for an easy ride on my pay check. The losers hacked into m y cousins account and used her facebook page

  • October 30, 2013 at 10:17 PM by info

    If you gave them any passwords, you need to change them. For your personal information there is nothing much that you can do. These scammers may sell your information to spammers or other scammers, who may send you bulk emails and attempt to scam you.

    You also run the risk of your identity being stolen.

  • October 30, 2013 at 8:33 PM by an anonymous user from: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    What do u do after giving the scammer your info from powerball facebook world lottery scam?

  • October 30, 2013 at 6:15 AM by an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

    Hi i got this text message today not long ago.

  • October 21, 2013 at 10:15 AM by an anonymous user from: Mayfield, Kentucky, United States

    i have just been contacted by one of my fb friends saying she had won 250,000, for this promotion, and that i had won also, when asked for her phone # the person would not give me their #, so i knew it was a scam, so you need to put this out so your fb friend will not be hooked by this scam,

  • October 15, 2013 at 2:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa

    I already send email and everything, to Bobby Williams Red, bt im scared to send the $1000 fee,,can yous confirm me coz i have that fee with me,,,

  • October 4, 2013 at 1:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines

    Hi .. somebody is always messaging in my account and telling me that I won in the facebook promo .. I dont believe this cause I didnt join any promos .. and she is always telling me to send to the said account that she wanted .. is this a form of scamming?

  • October 3, 2013 at 9:33 PM by an anonymous user from: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    I had this notification today. But first had someone claiming to be family member on my friends list saying she already got her money. However they want 500.00 sent for taxes on the money. I did not send the money and he keeps sending me messages, but he did get my address and other onfo. He claims to be working for gov and i have his name, and instructions as to where to send money

  • September 12, 2013 at 10:23 AM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Received a Facebook Lottery Scam directing me to Rodney M Williams. The hacker duplicated a FB friend then said she won cash and that she thinks i have and directed me in message. Of course this person plus the FB account was a scam. They wanted my details.

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