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Tyler Perry is not giving away money on Facebook

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WSIL -- Actor and movie director, Tyler Perry, famous for his role as Madea has a message for Facebook users. He is not giving away money on Facebook, so don't share any post that says you will be entered to win money from him if you like or share that post.

He says those posts are the work of scammers looking to access users' personal information.

He says he and his team are made aware of 10-30 of these fake profiles a day, which Facebook then shuts down.

This video was posted on his Perry's Facebook account.

While he is known to give generous gifts to his friends such as the Tesla SUV comedian Tiffany Haddish says Perry gave her, he is not giving away any money of cars on Facebook.

He warns users to be vigilant of the post and to protect their personal information.

Perry ended the video by asking fans to do him a favor.  Post this video everywhere.  So people know this is not true.

Tyler Perry's actual Facebook account is verified, which is designated by a blue checkmark next to his name. 

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