Lottery News - Maine State Lottery warns its lottery players of a potential scam being perpetrated on Facebook. Internet and social media users needs to be weary of emails and messages claiming they may have won a prize. These messages typically encourage the reader to provide cash or sensitive information for example credit card and bank details. If you comply, you're at danger of being a victim of identity fraud.
For instance, a Facebook page/profile called Dan Tim Poulin have been created and notified users of the social media marketing site they may have get more info won a substantial lottery prize. The name being 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 ought to be reminded that any official state lottery won't ever require these phones send money, provide charge card information or banking information to assert a prize. Often, these scams are perpetrated externally the United States including hackers that are derived from Africa and Asia.
Lottery players and users that have received these kind of solicitations ought to contact Maine State Lottery at (207) 287-3721 or by email at MaineLottery@Maine.gov.
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