LEXINGTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — On Thursday, Massachusetts announced the first two winners of the VaxMillions giveaway, and now police are warning of scammers trying to take advantage of it.
Lexington Police are warning residents to be on alert for a scam email saying they won.
Officials say a resident received an email advising them that they had won and it requested all their personal information.
Police are advising residents to check the VaxMillions website for more information. They are also stressing that residents don't give out any personal information.
The first two real winners were announced on Thursday. The one-million-dollar winner is Darrell Washington of Weymouth and Daniela Maldonado, of Chelsea, won a $3000,000 scholarship.
Drawings are every Monday up until Aug.23 and the winners will be announced on Thursdays.
People who are fully vaccinated can still register to win.