Facebook Lottery Scammers Using Fake Identifications (IDs)

Facebook Lottery Scammers Using Fake Identifications (IDs)

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Today, I received a text message from phone number: 1-985-492-0016, with an attached photo identification (see below) of a man claiming to be a Facebook Claim agent or officer. Because I know there is no Facebook lottery, I know right away it is a scam. Therefore, Facebook or online users who have received text or email messages claiming they have won the Facebook lottery are asked to delete them. This is because there is no Facebook lottery, and the messages are being sent by Facebook lottery scammers disguising themselves as Facebook Claim agents or officers.

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A Fake Facebook Claim Agent Identification (ID) Used by Lottery Scammers

Fake Facebook Claim Agent Identification (ID)

The aim of the lottery scammers is to trick Facebook or online users into sending them money for some so-called Facebook lottery. Remember, there is no Facebook lottery and there is no Facebook Claim agents or officers. And, online users who have received unexpected messages requesting personal, financial information, or money, are asked not to follow the instructions in them. This is because legitimate companies do not send unsolicted messages requesting personal, financial information, or money for lottery winnnings or prizes.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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  • Jan 29, 2018 at 5:25 PM by an anonymous user from Des Moines, Iowa, United States

    Yeah I know how you feel they have been bugging me for months and has caused me to have a stroke over all this and when they find out your not sending them a dime they start with the fake FBI agents in the past two hours I have received messages from two different FBI agents


  • Apr 17, 2017 at 9:05 PM by an anonymous user from Des Moines, Iowa, United States

    Hello... I go by Drew and I got messages from a couple of different people... I did send money but they are asking for more money... please help me stop these people from doing it again.. I have a lot of questions.


    • Jan 20, 2018 at 5:36 PM by an anonymous user from Cleveland, Ohio, United States

      I got one that actually had marks photo ID.


    • Apr 17, 2017 at 10:09 PM by info

      Just stop sending your money to the lottery scammers. Remember, if you are being asked to send money in order to collect a lottery prize, it is a scam. Legitimate lotteries do not ask their winners to send money, financial or personal information.


  • Mar 31, 2017 at 3:17 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.


  • Mar 25, 2017 at 8:38 PM by an anonymous user from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

    I was contacted on Facebook by a woman saying I won some Facebook Lottery. Even sent a photo showing that I won some money.


  • Mar 1, 2017 at 8:03 AM by an anonymous user from Tipton, Missouri, United States

    I got one of those texts messages. The grammar was the first clue.


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