BBB Alerts Consumers about Spoofed Sweepstakes Facebook Scam - FOX 5 KRBK is Springfield MO source for News and Weather

BBB Alerts Consumers about Spoofed Sweepstakes Facebook Scam

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Springfield, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be wary if they receive a prize notification message after interacting with sweepstakes pages on Facebook.

Scammers often use fake Facebook pages that look similar to the originals to collect personal information from online entry forms. Claiming to be employees of real websites, scammers send messages to potential victims asking them to pay money to claim big prizes.

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