How to Avoid Sweepstakes Scams

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We all get them – phishing emails announcing you’re the next big winner or junk mail claiming you’re the winning contestant.  And nearly all of this correspondence ends up in the trash can – virtual or otherwise.

As the all-too-familiar cliché “if it’s too good to be true, it is,” never reigns more true than in the sweepstakes world, those seemingly sweet prize offers through unsolicited mail, should have you running for the recycling bin. [Read more…]