You are now leaving the Turn2us site. Turn2us is not responsible for content on third party sites.



Scam Alert

  • 28/08/2019
  • Author:Liam.Evans@turn2us.org.uk

We have been made aware of scammers pretending to be Turn2us

scam alert

Unfortunately Turn2us has been made aware that fraudsters are contacting people through ‘friends’ Facebook accounts saying they have won a ‘direct grant promotion’ from Turn2us.

This is not Turn2us. We are a national charity fighting UK poverty. We do not award prize money.

The scammers appear to have hacked Facebook profiles totally unassociated with Turn2us and then messaging their friends saying they were randomly selected to be a winner.

They then go on to ask people to email an address such as turn2usclaimagent@gmail.com or lottoclaimagent887@gmail.com.

The picture below is an example of a scam attempt.

We would encourage anyone who has been contacted suspiciously to report the scam to Action Fraud.

You may also want to reach out to your Facebook friend via another means to tell them to change their password. You can also report the issue to Facebook by emailing phish@fb.com.

Anything wrong with this page?

Tell us the problem

Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter what you were doing
Please enter what you'd like to report
Please enter the security code shown
Close

Thank you

If you would like to tell us more please visit our contact page

Close