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Facebook team CONGRATULATIONS FROM FACEBOOK TEAM.

Published / by Dave McDave / 1 Comment on Facebook team CONGRATULATIONS FROM FACEBOOK TEAM.

WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.


From: Facebook team <[email protected]>
Reply: Facebook team <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2018 20:23:14 +0000 (UTC)
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS FROM FACEBOOK TEAM.

CONGRATULATIONS FROM FACEBOOK TEAM.Facebook Loyalty Reward Promotion!!!From The Desk Of The President.International Promotions/Prize Award.Category: 2ndRef: BML/B528/11US.
Dear Winner,
The Entire Facebook team are very happy to inform you that your name appear on the FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY and we are givingout the total sum of US$650,000.00 (SIX HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSANDUNITED STATE DOLLARS) which is what you have just won.
This promotional program takes place every year and this years online draws was conducted at the Facebook headquarters in California. Your Facebook account was picked randomly and your winnings reference number is BML/ B528 / 11US. For more info as regards your claims, contact
agent Thomas Anderson of the claims department via this e-mail address( [email protected] ) with your full name, contact address and phone number.
As soon as he gets your email with the information stated above he will tell you on what next to do as regards the claiming and receiving of your winnings of US$650,000.00.
Thank you and More Congratulations.
Announcer for Facebook.(Director of Comm./Public Affairs)Facebook, Inc.

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