Scam Name: ‘FarmVille Pig Pen Facebook Scam’
Scam Signature Message: FV “Unreleased” Pig Pen Get one Today
Scam Type: Like-jacking – Rogue Group
Trending: August 26, 2010
Why it’s a Scam:
You are asked to join a group and invite all of your friends to join. You then receive a message stating that your Pig Pen will appear on your farm within 24-48 hours. Not much information is known about this new scam. We will update you as more information comes available.
How to Deal with the Scam:
Delete any messages it may have posted to your Newsfeed, and remove yourself from the group. Also check to see if you have installed an application and remove the application’s access rights to your profile. Always check Zynga’s official site for announcements and information about in game features and promotions.
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