And, do not be fooled by fake Facebook lottery winning certificates and remember, once you are asked to send personal information or money in order to claim a lottery prize, it is a scam.
The "Facebook International Lottery 2017" Email Scam
From: David Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: May 22, 2017 at 5:25:03 PM CDT
Dear Honorable winner,
I want you to know that this is 100% Real and Legitimate in which the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI in Washington DC are also aware of this on-going Facebook International Lottery 2017. So what you have to do is to choose a delivery option here, Below listed method of claiming your winning funds such as....
Via Check/Via ATM Card.
Our special diplomatic delivery agent will personally come to your state and release your winnings to you and also handle over all your necessary winnings document to you for your own good and safety security purpose.
We want you to know that your winning certificate has been completed and it is attached to this email for confirmation purpose, so verify your winning certificate and get back to us with your mode of transfer ok so we can proceed.
YOU ARE ADVISED TO KEEP THE NEWS OF YOUR WINNINGS PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL, DO NOT TELL ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP OF PEOPLE ABOUT YOUR WINNINGS DUE TO SECURITY REASONS THAT IS SOMEONE ELSE COMING BEHIND YOU TO CLAIM THE WINNINGS AND IT IS AGAINST THE LAW AND POLICY GUIDING THIS PROMO SO ADHERE TO IT OR VIOLATION OF THIS POLICY WILL RESULT INTO THE CANCELLATION OF YOUR WINNINGS.
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