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Scam - There is NO "2017/2018 Facebook Grant Award" Lottery or Promotion

2018-03-21T06:22:09 -  +
Scam - There is NO "2017/2018 Facebook Grant Award" Lottery or Promotion

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.

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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

Subject: CONGRATULATIONS

Date: Tue 3/20/2018 4:26 AM

From: facebook grant award

To: undisclosed-recipients:

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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

notification website.

[https://facebookaward.simdif.com]

fill the online email verification form on the "Contact Us" page and submit.

Announcers!

MRS. ELIZABETH MARK

Facebook Award Promo

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  • Posted: 2018-05-26T12:31:02 by an anonymous user from or near: Yorkville, Illinois, United States

    My wife was sent a notice on messenger from a friend; thought it was real; unfortunately we did give them some personal info to them but when they wanted cash for our winnings.

    we felt it was a scam, we tried calling her friend, no answer and she didn't answer any more messages, BEWARE THE WOLVES ARE AT THE DOOR!

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-05-23T20:17:58 by an anonymous user from or near: Bedminster (Pluckemin), New Jersey, United States

    They tried to pull it on me and my fiance. At first, we thought it was real even showed me a certificate. It was when they wanted a fee of 350$ sent to africa. That the red flag went up . So I checked the promotion they were running on Facebook was not authorized by Facebook. So I blocked them out and deleted them.

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-05-21T19:09:36 by an anonymous user from or near: Dallas, Texas, United States

    I was told that I won Facebook sweepstakes. I send them money please be aware of this site hxxps://web.facebook.com/fagent2018; this is a scam site they took over $10,000 from me

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-05-14T07:41:27 by an anonymous user from or near: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Hi, I've just received one of these off a friends messenger account. I didn't open the link, should I delete straight away or send it through to authorise? Thank you.

    delete


    • Posted: 2018-05-21T19:07:03 by an anonymous user from or near: Dallas, Texas, United States

      What site was it

      delete


    • Posted: 2018-05-14T07:52:56 by info

      Just delete it, it has already been reported.

      delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-21T23:38:06 by an anonymous user from or near: Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States

    This person called Josh streetman sent me a friend request and messaged me about this Facebook grant promotion. I told him it was a scam and he just keeps on

    delete