Lottery players: Watch out for 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 ought to be weary of emails and messages claiming they may have won a prize. These messages typically encourage the reader to supply cash or sensitive information including credit card and bank details. If you comply, you're at danger of being a victim of identity theft.
For instance, a Facebook page/profile called Dan Tim Poulin had been created and notified users of the social networking site they have won an amazing 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 should be reminded that any official state lottery will never require these phones send money, provide charge card information or banking information to claim a prize. Often, these scams are perpetrated externally the United States including hackers that result from Africa and Asia.
Lottery players and users that have received these kind of solicitations should contact Maine State Lottery at (207) read more 287-3721 or by email at MaineLottery@Maine.gov.
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