Scam Alert: Mega Millions E-mail Scam

POSTED: Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 7:16am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:25pm

A fake e-mail is circulating that includes images like the Mega Millions logo. The message goes on to say you have won $520,000. It also has pictures of actual Mega Millions winners. The only way to win the prize is with an actual Mega Millions ticket. If you receive this message or a similar one, do not respond. The scam is likely designed to get victims' personal and financial information.

For more information, visit the "Spotlight on Security" section of the Texas Lottery website: or call 1-800-37LOTTO.

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