How often have you seen a pop up stating something like this:

CONGRATULATIONS YOU’RE OUR 999,999,999,999,998th VISITOR CLICK HERE TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE

Probably more times than you’ve watched that video of the sneezing baby panda.  Well I hate to be the barer of bad news but you didn’t win. Anytime that they have told that you’ve won a new smartphone or a holiday or cold hard cash money. It’s a scam, a trick. (Apologies for the redundant statement but it’s pretty important that everyone understands what I mean here.)   How can we know this? How do we know that every time it is a scam? How can we know that the Prince of Nigeria doesn’t want to send you money or that you haven’t somehow won the Spanish lottery?

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