Lottery gamers: Beware of Facebook lotto scam

Lottery News - Maine State Lottery warns its lottery players of your potential scam being perpetrated on Facebook. Internet and social media marketing users needs 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 such as credit card and bank details. If you comply, you're at danger of being a victim of id theft.
For instance, a Facebook page/profile called Dan Tim Poulin ended up created and notified users of the social networking site that they have won an amazing lottery prize. The name getting used 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 needs to be reminded that any official state lottery will never require these to send money, provide credit card information or banking information to assert a prize. Often, these scams are perpetrated from the outside the United States including hackers that originated from Africa and Asia.
Lottery players and users that have received most of these solicitations should preferably contact Maine State Lottery get more info at (207) 287-3721 or by email at
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