Do not call 0800-090-3235 because it is a fake Facebook technical support or customer service number. The fake number(0800-090-3235) is being used by cybercriminals or scammers to trick online users into calling it. The cyber criminals do this by sending out fake emails like the one below, or text messages, which claim the recipients should call for support or help.
Facebook does not have a phone number for regular users to call. It does have an online help center, located at https://www.facebook.com/help/.
A Fake Email Used to Trick Online Users into Calling 0800-090-3235
NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service Provider, we (Facebook Lottery Team) urge you to treat it genuinely.
Your E-MAIL ACCOUNT has won the sum of $5,000,000.00USD (Five Million United States Dollars) in the on-going Facebook online award promo.
Your Ticket number is 00545 188 564756.
All participant were selected through a computer random integrated system drawn in 27 million E-mail addresses via the Internet and lucky winners do not have to purchase any ticket to participate in this lottery program. Forward your full details such as,
1. your name:
2. telephone number:
4. sex and country
5. How do you feel about your winning ?
for processing and payment of your winning.
Kindly forward below details to:
Contact Person: Mr. David M. Wehner
Chief Financial Officer
1* E-mail: email@example.com
2* E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your e-mail won our Jackpot, congratulation once more.
Yours in service,
Facebook Lottery Facilitator.
DISCLAIMER: Do not doubt this letter or disregard as we are ready to give you attention until you receive your unbelievable Prize Award from Facebook. Contact our verification office through this mobile number;
If the recipients call the number, they will get an automated message asking them to enter their account credentials, personal information, including their social security numbers, bank account numbers, or other information the cybercriminals need in order to gain access to their potential victims’ accounts, steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently.
Recipients of the fake messages who have called 0800-090-3235 and given out their banking information are asked to contact their banks for help, change the password of their online accounts, and contact their local authority if they gave out other sensitive information.