Lottery players: Beware of Fb lotto scam

Lottery News - Maine State Lottery warns its lottery players of your potential scam being perpetrated on Facebook. Internet and social websites users needs to be weary of emails and messages claiming that they have won a prize. These messages typically encourage the reader to supply cash or sensitive information for example credit card and bank details. If you comply, you're at potential risk of being a victim of identity fraud.
For instance, a Facebook page/profile by the name of Dan Tim Poulin ended up created and notified users of the social websites site they may have won a considerable lottery prize. The name being utilized is that of former Maine Lottery Director Dan Gwadosky and current Deputy Director Tim Poulin. However, officials maintain that the Facebook account is fake.
Players ought to be reminded that any official state lottery will not require these to send money, provide plastic card information or banking information to claim a prize. Often, these scams are perpetrated from outside the United States including hackers that result from Africa and Asia.
Lottery players and users that have received most of these solicitations are encouraged to contact Maine State Lottery at (207) 287-3721 or by email at MaineLottery@Maine.gov.
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