There is NO Facebook Powerball 2017 New Year Grant Lottery or Promotion

There is NO Facebook Powerball 2017 New Year Grant Lottery or Promotion

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There is NO Facebook Powerball 2017 New Year Grant lottery or promotion. Therefore, Facebook and other online users are asked to delete messages or Facebook posts, which claim that they have won the same lottery or promotion. Also, they should not follow the instructions in the messages or posts. This is because the messages or posts are being sent by lottery scammers. Every month, thousands of the same lottery scamming messages or social networking posts are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into sending their personal information and money to claim bogus prizes or lottery winnings.

Victims of the Facebook Powerball lottery scam should report it to the police, and should know that legitimate lottery companies will never ask their winners to send them their personal information, or send them money in order to receive their lottery winnings.

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  • March 2, 2018 at 12:17 AM by an anonymous user from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    I received this on 2nd March 2018 it’s a scam thank god im not stupid and google before believeing this bull


  • January 12, 2018 at 12:15 AM by an anonymous user from Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

    I was given a website to contact about claiming my winnings from the Facebook Lottery Powerball promo. am looking for a Donna Pete agent for supposedly winning persons to claim their winnings with the Facebook Powerball promo.

    She has already collected 1750 from me for documentation and fees and wanted another 350 for late payment. I did email her and asked that she return all my monies back to me because it sounded so real as a genuine down to earth swindling scam. I have not heard any replies from her to no avail, she uses the Facebook internet as her communication back to me.

    I also asked her that I will not make any verbal commitments and I needed everything in writing per Powerball policies and procedures and protocol. I am very offended by this woman because when I first spoke with her she told me a little about this whole scam and I replied to her that it really sounds and is a swindling scam to me and she got offended.

    I should have trusted my gut instinct. She also asked me to wire the Western Union the 1750 to a Iluobe Erica Sweet of Abuja, Nigeria which I did. I would like all my money back from this so-called Powerball facebook Lottery, if at all possible. I live in Hawaii. She should be put in jail for embezzling a retired woman living on social security. I am livid. I have been trying to get a hold of her thru their scam website with no luck or even a whimper. I do have the website and that is probably bogus too.


  • December 10, 2017 at 7:42 PM by an anonymous user from Columbus, Ohio, United States

    I was messaged saying that I had won the Facebook powerball lotto. They asked for name , age , occupation, marital status,Facebook email ,password and such . Some lady - last name Johnson: messaging for a Mr. Mark Zuckerburgh .


  • December 4, 2017 at 9:40 AM by an anonymous user from Columbia, Kentucky, United States

    What I would like to know is how they got my name and cell phone number? I received a text message about this last night. I didn't respond but it still bugs me that they have my name and number. Should I do anything about it?


    • December 4, 2017 at 9:52 AM by info

      Report it to your cell phone provider to see if there is anything that they can do.


  • May 8, 2017 at 9:13 PM by an anonymous user from Detroit, Michigan, United States

    I think I have been scammed by someone named Tanya MacDonald on this fake promotion giving information.


  • April 12, 2017 at 2:22 AM by an anonymous user from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    My name is Nustine from Dar es Salaam,Tanzania. Those people informed me I'm a winner of facebook online lottery programed 2017. Told me to pay taxes of $500 us dollars. Then they will send my prize us dollars 500000. Their contact is Mr. Williams Job 202697929554 and director Mr Paul Brown 12026977582(national courier company).

    Thank you.


  • March 31, 2017 at 3:20 PM by info

    I was actually contacted by a scammer via Facebook:

    -- start of conversion --

    You and Dawn Rennee Carter aren't connected on Facebook

    Lives in Ferndale, Michigan

    I am Dawn Carter from FACEBOOK.I hope you have been having the best internet experience with us?

    you mean you work for facebook

    Yes i do

    Our records clearly shows that you have been a constant and consistent Facebook user,thus making me bring a good news to your hearing.

    what is that Dawn

    A new year promo has just been organized by MR MARK ZUCKERBERG (CEO FACEBOOK INC) for our consistent users to show appreciation towards the incredible use of this website,Your Facebook Name was randomly selected amidst our infintite number of users,You have won a whooping amount of One Million USD in the Promotion.

    sounds sweet, what do I have to do to receive this awesome "Gift"

    i am here to take you through the steps on how to claim your winnings,do you know how to send an email?

    You are to send the needed details listed below to the claims department department immediately for instant confirmation. details goes to this email address-------


    Needed details are full name,address,age,occupation and mobile number

    -- end of conversion --

    I haven't messaged with them anymore.


  • March 22, 2017 at 10:15 PM by an anonymous user from Waihi, Waikato, New Zealand

    Be aware they go through your friends.


  • March 4, 2017 at 11:22 AM by an anonymous user from Conneaut, Ohio, United States

    I have been contacted by a Josephine finley about winning a lottery on Facebook and she even gave me a fake site to mark zuckerberg and she wants me to send 350.00. I knew it was fake. Thanks for the information.


  • February 7, 2017 at 7:30 AM by an anonymous user from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States

    I have a friend who messaged me about being one of those people who is a possible winner on Facebook lottery . I know that Facebook does not give away money and this is a scam it would be helpful if Facebook posted a something a warning that this is indeed a scam some people actually believe this.


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There is NO Facebook Powerball 2017 New Year Grant Lottery or Promotion