5 Current Facebook Scams To Watch Out For
Facebook is a perfect venue for scammers to distribute their malicious messages and find new victims. Here are five current Facebook scams to watch out for.
- VIDEO – Yet More “Free Range Rover” Scams Hitting Facebook
New “Win a Free Range Rover” scams continue to appear on Facebook. We cover one of the latest versions of these survey scams in the following Hoax-Slayer YouTube video:
- “Free $275 Aldi Grocery Coupon” Facebook Scam
Message being shared on Facebook claims that Aldi is giving away $275 grocery coupons to “everyone” as a means of celebrating its anniversary.
- VIDEO – “Account Disabled” Facebook Phishing Scams
In this video, we cover phishing scams that falsely claim that your Facebook account has been disabled.
- Facebook ‘See Who Viewed Your Profile’ Scams – Rogue ‘Stalker’ Apps
Various messages posted on Facebook claim that, by following a link and installing a Facebook application, you can see who has been viewing your Facebook Profile or find out who has been stalking you.
- “Get Free Samples From Kmart” Facebook Scam
Circulating Facebook post claims that Australian ladies can click to get 2 free samples from Kmart. (Other versions claim to be from Chemist Warehouse and Costco).
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Last updated: November 13, 2016
First published: January 22, 2015
By Brett M. Christensen