Cyberscams Related to Powerball
Efforts to scam people into revealing confidential information use the recent Powerball lottery winner's name.
The Chicopee Police Department is aware of many fake accounts being created on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram stating they are the recent Powerball winner, Mavis Wanczyk. The fake sites claim that following and answering private messages will result in you getting money.
To prevent theft, do not provide personal information to these accounts.
- If you see these accounts, please report them as fake on those media platforms.
- If any suspicious email is received in your WPI account, please report phishing.
End: 15 September 2017, 8:00 AM
Posted: 31 August 2017, 2:29 PM
Start: 30 August 2017, 7:00 AM