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The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Scams

The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Scams

According to the consumer fraud reporting research on internet scams, scam complaints and reports increased by more than 30% from 2008 to 2009 alone. More disturbing yet is the fact that more than 65% of these scams originated from theUS, followed closely byUK at 10.5% andNigeria at 7.5%. A line from a recent movie goes…

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[SCAM ALERT] Need help please.. :) can you please click Click Here in her profile.. Thanks!

[SCAM ALERT] Need help please.. :) can you please click Click Here in her profile.. Thanks!

Scam Signature Message: [name] Need help please.. can you please click “Click Here” in her profile.. Thanks! Scam Type: Malware, Chat-jacking Trending: May 2011 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking the link takes you to profile page of the lovely, Estella Gillespie. She looks harmless enough, right? Think again – The “CLICK HERE” link on her…

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[Phishing Alert] Hey hows it going [name], look at you in this video.. What are you doing? LOL!

[Phishing Alert] Hey hows it going [name], look at you in this video.. What are you doing? LOL!

Scam Signature Message: Hey hows it going george, look at you in this video.. What are you doing? LOL! Scam Type: Phishing Site spread via Facebook Chat Trending: April 2011 Why it’s a Scam: The link received via Facebook Chat appears as a Facebook application: apps.facebook[dot]com/normanisingdndxv/, but the url redirects you to the following phishing…

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[SCAM ALERT] OMG Look at what I did in this video… Wow a little embarrassing… lol!

[SCAM ALERT] OMG Look at what I did in this video… Wow a little embarrassing… lol!

Scam Signature Message: OMG Look at what I did in this video… Wow a little embarrassing… lol! Scam Type: Phishing Site Trending: April 2011 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking on the “Look at me haha:P” link takes the user to the following phishing site: Although this page appears to be the legitimate Facebook login screen,…

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