“My name is Harris from Facebook headquarters based in the USA. I am a Facebook Online Coordinator. Your Facebook profile name was selected among the 5 lucky people who won the Facebook online lottery,” the scammer said in the message. Also, in the message, the thief said that Melancon had to pay a $200 fee to get his winnings.
The scammer is telling victims to send Money Grams to Geraldine Evensen in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Melancon suspecting that the message was a scam, warned his friends on Facebook.
“WATCH OUT….SCAMMERS.. I had fun with this one. After they figured out I wasn’t a gullible idiot he cursed me out in another language. Lol. KEEP A LOOK OUT,” Melancon said.