Scam Awareness: How to Beat the Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Scam

You’ve won a new car or a dream vacation or cash—in a contest you never entered! This sounds too good to be true because it’s a scam. This con fools you into thinking you’ve won a prize or lottery jackpot, but you need to pay upfront fees to receive it. No matter how much you shell out, the winnings never materialize. (1)

Read the Scam Awareness Bulletin to see how the scam works and how to protect yourself.

 

(1) BBB Tip: Sweepstakes, Lottery, and Prize Scams. Retrieved from http://www.bbb.org/prizescam/

 

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