Title: Mother Went to Jail for Taking This pic of her son Facebook Scam
Scam Name: Mother Went to Jail for Taking This pic of her son Facebook Scam
Scam Signature Message: “OMG!! Guys, you have to see this: This mother went to jail for taking this pic of her son!”
Scam Link: Deactivated
Scam Type: Likejacking and Survey Scam
Trending: July 2010
Why it’s a Scam: Tricks users into spreading the message as well as asks them to answer a survey where personal info is mined.
How to Deal with the Scam:
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