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Is Sweepstakes go Premium a legitimate company?

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NC and No

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Trying to figure out if offer of $750,000 prize is not a scam.--

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Waiting for friend to help me out, ok?

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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to answer your question.

What is the exact situation? Have you been told that you are the winner of a prize? Are you being asked to send any money in order to claim it? I very much look forward to assisting you on this matter.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
asked to send $7,500
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
They asked me tosend $7,500.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I needed to send the money in order to claim it.
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: LegalPro, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Thank you. This is absolutely a SCAM. First, there is no legitimate company by the name of sweepstakes Go Premium. More importantly, though, no legitimate lottery or sweepstakes would ever ask you to pay costs or fees to collect your winnings. If the situation were real, all costs and fees would simply be deducted from the money you have already won. This is an advanced fee scam. These scams have countless variations but the basic idea is that the victim is informed of prize winnings, a lucrative loan offer, inheritance, or some other financial windfall and told that they need to pay money to get it. Of course, there is no money for the victim and this is just a ploy to get the victim to send an advance payment.

You must ignore further communications from this scammer, along with similar offers you may receive in the future, as scammers love to double back on possible victims to see if they can fool them again.

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