Lottery News - Maine State Lottery warns its lottery players of a potential scam being perpetrated on Facebook. Internet and social media marketing users should 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 id theft.
For instance, a Facebook page/profile named Dan Tim Poulin have been created and notified users of the social media marketing site they've won an amazing lottery prize. The name used is that of former Maine Lottery Director Dan Gwadosky and current Deputy Director Tim Poulin. However, officials maintain how the Facebook account is fake.
Players needs to be reminded that any official state lottery will not require these to send money, provide plastic card information check here or banking information to assert a prize. Often, these scams are perpetrated from outside the United States including hackers that result from Africa and Asia.
Lottery players and users who may have received these types of solicitations are encouraged to contact Maine State Lottery at (207) 287-3721 or by email at MaineLottery@Maine.gov.
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