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Receive $100 Starbucks Gift Card for FREE (Official) – Facebook Scam

Receive $100 Starbucks Gift Card for FREE (Official) – Facebook Scam

Scam Message: Receive $100 Starbucks Gift Card for FREE (Official) - (Event Invitation) Scam Type: Bogus Offer, Fake Event, Survey Scam Trending: June 2012 Why it’s a Scam: The scam is spreading via Facebook Event invitations. If you notice the directions shown above, victims of this scam think they will receive more vouchers based on the…

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Coca Cola Giveaway ( 24 Pack Limited Offer ) – Fake Event

Coca Cola Giveaway ( 24 Pack Limited Offer ) – Fake Event

Scam Signature Message: Coca Cola Giveaway ( 24 Pack Limited Offer ) Scam Type:  Fake Event, Survey Scam Trending: February 2012 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking the wall post link takes you to the following bogus Facebook Event page: Clicking the link on the page above redirects you to yet another fake Facebook event page: Here is…

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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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Top Ten Facebook Scams to Avoid

Top Ten Facebook Scams to Avoid

If you have been on Facebook for any length of time, then you know full well how scam and spam laden the site can be. Scammers love crowds, and there isn’t one bigger than Facebook. Some of these scams are phishing schemes trying to obtain your username and password, while others end in surveys or…

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Active Facebook Scams – August 23, 2011

Active Facebook Scams – August 23, 2011

As we warned about this weekend, Facebook Chat is being used heavily by scammers right now to prey on unsuspecting users. This method of attack can be very successful. The scams are engineered so that it appears the person is receiving legitimate chat messages from a Facebook friend. This can make someone more trusting and…

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WIN 800 FV CASH and 50,000,00 COINS FREE! – Facebook Scam

WIN 800 FV CASH and 50,000,00 COINS FREE! – Facebook Scam

Scam Signature Message: WIN 800 FV CASH and 50,000,00 COINS FREE! (AVAILABLE NOW) Scam Type: Fake Event, Survey Scam Trending: August 2011 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking the wall post link takes you to the following bogus Facebook Event: Here, the scammers want you to spread the spam message to your friends by following their…

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Find your Profile Blockers with new Trick – Facebook Scam

Find your Profile Blockers with new Trick – Facebook Scam

Scam Signature Message: Find your Profile Blockers with new Trick Scam Type: Malware, Profile Peeker, Fake Event Trending: July 2011 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking the wall post link takes you to the following bogus Facebook Event: Here the scammers want you to copy and paste code directly into your address bar. Never, ever copy…

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[SCAM ALERT] My Top Profile Viewers

[SCAM ALERT] My Top Profile Viewers

Scam Signature Message: My Top Profile Viewers Scam Type: Survey Scam – Fake Event – Profile Peeker Trending: April 2011 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking the wall post link takes you to the following page: Never, ever copy and paste code directly into your browser. You bypass security controls built into your web browser, and…

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[SCAM ALERT]  how to get 550 Credit's completely free…

[SCAM ALERT] how to get 550 Credit's completely free…

Scam Signature Message: how to get 550 Credit’s completely free…22kaf Scam Type: Fake Facebook Event – Possible Malware Trending: April 2011 Why it’s a Scam: The scam is using a Fake Facebook Event to lure in its victims. Clicking on the wall post link takes you to the following page: The Fake Event Page contains…

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[SCAM ALERT] OMG Watch the Nastiest Girl Fight Video Ever

[SCAM ALERT] OMG Watch the Nastiest Girl Fight Video Ever

Scam Signature Message: OMG Watch the Nastiest Girl Fight Video Ever Scam Type: Survey Scam – Fake Facebook Event – Rogue Application – Malware Trending: April 2011 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking on the Wall Post link takes you to the following page: The Fake Event Page contains a bit.ly link that takes you to…

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