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 they may 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 called Dan Tim Poulin had been created and notified users of the social media site they have won a considerable lottery prize. The name used is that of former Maine Lottery Director Dan Gwadosky and current tennessee lottery games best odds 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 them to send money, provide plastic card information or banking information to claim 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 who may have received most of these solicitations should preferably contact Maine State Lottery at (207) 287-3721 or by email at MaineLottery@Maine.gov.
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