Tuesday, June 26, 2018

FTC Scam Alert: No prizes from the FTC

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information
by Todd Kossow
Director, Midwest Region

Recently, someone showed up at the door of the FTC to ask about his prize. He had a mailing saying he'd won $5 million – and the FTC had "certified and verified" it. The letter told him to act immediately to get the money. Otherwise, his millions would be given to somebody else. He'd talked with the so-called officials, who wanted him to pay $500 in fees to claim his (ahem) prize.

Read more: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2018/06/no-prizes-ftc?utm_source=govdelivery

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