There is NO "2017/2018 Facebook Grant Award" 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 "2017/2018 Facebook Grant Award" 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.
A Sample of the "2017/2018 Facebook Grant Award" Scam
Date: Tue 3/20/2018 4:26 AM
From: facebook grant award
We are pleased to inform you, that you have emerged as a Grant winner
in the 2017/2018 Facebook Grant Award. For further instructions and
directives on how to receive your cash prize, Log on to your award
fill the online email verification form on the "Contact Us" page and submit.
MRS. ELIZABETH MARK
Facebook Award Promo