(WHDH) — Facebook and FedEx are warning users about fake posts promising big cash prizes.
The scam begins with a message on Facebook Messenger claiming a user won a lot of money. Then, the user is redirected to someone claiming to work for FedEx, who asks for a processing fee that can be hundreds of dollars, the companies said.
FedEx does not send messages or emails asking customers for money, the company said.
The companies also warned people to be wary of claims online involving large cash prizes.
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