Scam Alert: Ministry of Finance warns of deceit new Facebook scam

As reported by Business Tech, a criminal artist behind a feign accounts also collects people’s full names, ID numbers and home addresses. Several people on a surveillance for opportunities to make easy income or land easy business opportunities have depressed chase to these scams.

The Ministry pronounced in a statement: “Neither a method nor National Treasury assists people or businesses with a appropriation of their projects or business plans. The method reiterates that such scams can usually attain to a border that members of a open have an unquenchable lust for easy wealth.”

Facebook users are warned to be on a surveillance of new scams – these scams could possibly strech we around Facebook messenger, email, SMS, a letter, content summary or a phone call.

The many common scams doing a rounds during a moment, are those irritating emails and Facebook messages that explain that we won sweepstakes, a lottery or a foe of some sort. Chances are we never entered a foe or lottery.

In some cases, scammers would take a friend’s temperament and send we messages seeking for assistance or financial assistance. Believe we are unequivocally village with your friend; we competence be simply tempted to partial with your hard-earned cash.

How to mark a scam:

  • If a crony asks for assistance on Facebook – or any other amicable media height for that matter – strech out to them offline first. If we can't hit them around a phone call or in person, watchful before interruption with your cash.
  • If a lottery, foe or sweepstakes management claims that we won a prize, warning signs should go off if they insist that we compensate a price first. Remember, loyal lotteries and legit foe authorities would not ask for shipping fees, doing fees, taxes or even customs.
  • If we didn’t enter a contest, we substantially can’t win a initial prize. You can't win a lottery unless we bought a ticket. Those messages claiming your phone series or email was entered into a propitious draw? Yeah, chances are that’s a scam. And if it’s not a scam, they won’t design we to compensate a fee.

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