This is the first message Smithfield I received about being a First Prize Winner in their Sweepstakes. It asked for financial information which made me think it must be a scam so I deleted it.
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:39 AM
Subject: Smithfield Win The King Sweepstakes
During August and September, Smithfield Racing had run a Win the King sweepstakes. You had entered this sweepstakes online atwww.WinTheKing.com.
Your entry was chosen as a First Prize winner – Congratulations!
The First Prize includes a trip for 2 to Miami, FL on November 17-20, 2017, a chance to win the Grand Prize 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Smithfield “Superbird” Tribute Car, along with
1. Round trip coach airfare from the major gateway city nearest the winners residence to Miami, FL
2. Ground transportation to/from the Miami airport and Homestead, FL for the race
3. Standard double occupancy room for 3 nights at the Hilton Cabana Miami Beach
4. $200 gift card to purchase tickets to the race on 11/19/17.
5. Meet and Greet with Richard Petty and Aric Almirola.
6. $600 gift card for spending money
7. A key that may be the winning key to the Grand Prize 1970 Plymouth
We need to hear back from you by Friday, October 20 or this prize becomes invalid and we will continue on to the alternate winner.
If you would please complete the attached affidavit, have it notarized by your bank or credit union, and get that back to me by email or fax, then we can begin planning your trip.
I realize this is quite a bit of information so if you have any questions whatsoever please contact me!
Again, congratulations and I look forward to hearing from you!