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Ellen Degeneres Facebook Scam

There is a new like farming post circulating which pretends to be from US celebrity Ellen DeGeneres and promises a cash giveaway to those who like, share and comment. It uses actual photos and videos of DeGeneres but is a fake account. This fake profile is using names similar to Ellen De Generes, eg "Ellin DeGenerous" that are contacting people via Messenger or on group posts to claim the person targetted has won a prize. But, Ellen DeGeneres is in no way associated with these fake profiles nor with the fake giveaway.

Ellen Degeneres Facebook Scam
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Ellen Degeneres Facebook Scam Samples

"This is The Ellen Lee DeGeneres Fans GiveBack Representative. I’m Happy To Let You Know That You’ve Won $120,000.00 USD In The Ellen Lee DeGeneres Fans GiveBack.

You’ve Been Luckily Selected.

To Claim Your Winning, Kindly message me With “ I Accept “

So We Can Proceed. Thank You"

"You've Won $300,000.00 USD in the Ellen Lee DeGeneres Fans GiveBack.

You've Been Luckily Selected. To Claim Your Winning, Kindly message me with "I Accept" So We Can Proceed. Thank you"

"This is The Ellen Lee DeGeneres Fans GiveBack Representative. I'm Happy to let know that you've won $300,000.00 USD.

In the Ellen Lee Degeneres Fans Giveback. You've Been Luckily Selected. To Claim Your Winning Kindly...

"Congratulations!!! This is agent Kim? of Ellen Degeneres. I'm Happy to Let You Know That You've Won $200,000.00 USD and new Mercedes Benz 2019 model in The Ellen Lee Degeneres Fans GiveBack.

You've been luckily selected. To Claim Your Winning, Kindly message me with "I Accept" so we can proceed. Thank you."

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  • May 25, 2020 at 3:46 AM by an anonymous user from: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

    I was duped by this scam out of desperation of financial hardship. It said I wont be charged but immediately I was charged $1 then within seconds $2.95, then again I just received an alert that another $2.95 was charged on my credit card. I can't afford this as I'm on SSI and receive food benefits from numerous heart attacks and other health issues. As I feel its Facebook's responsibility to maintain a safe environment and failed to do so. I also feel that Ellen herself is at fault for knowing there are these scams but taking little to no actions to prevent this from happening.

    • May 25, 2020 at 8:57 AM by info

      I am sorry you got scammed, but it also your responsibility to do research.

  • May 23, 2020 at 2:05 PM by an anonymous user from: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

    I was told I won $200,00.00 from your fan giveaway x

    I’m so depressed. I m an intelligent elderly woman who has had so much bad luck that it was easy for me to believe, it looked so real.

    My daughters stole my life, then my $ money shoved me into an adult sr living apt. I didn’t pay the bill to where I owed &50,000.00, kept canceling my medical appointments, and left me without a penny for about 10 months. My director found out I’d been physically and mentally abused by them and all the aforementioned setbacks and turned it into the co. It’s all in the courts now and I figured no more could go wrong. I thought my world was back,

    Ok it’s not. I hope you get them... I’m crushed. I was sent from home to home as a foster child and humiliated because I was an Indian child... now I’m back in foster home at 69.

    Please catch these animals.

    Jeanine H...

    Minnetonka MNn

    • May 24, 2020 at 5:56 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

      There's another one using her profile to up load music just recently I really thought it was true not to sure now

  • May 13, 2020 at 9:48 AM by an anonymous user from: Williams, California, United States

    I got a phone call at 5:00 in the morning telling me I won his name was Charles Baker and he was going to send me a picture of the check. I told him it was against the law to telemarket call this early and hung up

  • April 28, 2020 at 8:59 AM by an anonymous user from: Saint Albans, West Virginia, United States

    This is what I recieved on messenger:

    ”Congratulations to the people I commented on,

    You were chosen as the winner for today. You will receive a gift from me personally follow the steps below.

    Step 1, you must like and share with 3 of your friends. After you share, please follow (Step 2)

    Step 2, please register here hxxps://bit.ly/2S8qu4v

    Next, wait a few minutes to receive the prize. And the gift will be sent after you successfully register (this is real and official) God bless you ...

    SPECIAL GIVEAWAY "Ellen DeGeneres" ON APRIL 2020 CONGRATULATION! REGISTER NOW TO WIN CASH MONEY

    ELLEN-GIVE-AWAY-MONEY1.BLOGSPOT.COM

    SPECIAL GIVEAWAY "Ellen DeGeneres" ON APRIL 2020 CONGRATULATION! REGISTER NOW TO WIN CASH MONEY"

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