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Sweepstakes Scam - "Congratulations From T-Mobile - You Won!!!"

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Sweepstakes Scam - "Congratulations From T-Mobile - You Won!!!"

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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.

The Sweepstakes or Lottery Scam Message

From: Frank Lopez Hide

CONGRATULATIONS FROM T-MOBILE- YOU WON!!!
April 7, 2015 at 12:48 AM

Hello

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, chriszzl@hotmail.com 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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  • January 8, 2017 at 4:49 PM by an anonymous user from Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States

    I receive an email, claiming I had won the T-Mobile On-line Promotional Sweepstakes. I knew this was a scam of some sort, I've never enter any contest, or had any dealing with T-mobile.

    However, I did need info of how to properly report the scam. I'll report info to my local police department.

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    • February 8, 2018 at 9:26 PM by an anonymous user from Anchorage, Alaska, United States

      That included a tmlotto.us email? I did too from a (443) area code number.

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  • June 15, 2015 at 1:11 PM by an anonymous user from Whittier, California, United States

    got this scam on my phone 6/15/15 -

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    • September 2, 2016 at 7:47 AM by an anonymous user from Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

      Got this scam on my phone on 08/29/16.

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    • June 15, 2015 at 3:38 PM by an anonymous user from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

      Me too. I received the one mentioning to contact Chris Mosley. I said I'd contact T-Mobile and then the IRS to ask them how to pay the taxes on that generous amount. I haven't heard back from them yet. LOL.

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  • June 15, 2015 at 11:48 AM by an anonymous user from Santa Barbara, California, United States

    got this crap on my phone 6/15/15

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    • June 15, 2015 at 12:50 PM by an anonymous user from Santa Barbara, California, United States

      I also got this on my phone today and I knew it was a scam. WTF is wrong with some people?

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