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MBNA 'Request to Terminate Online Card Services' Phishing Scam
Message purporting to be from online credit card provider MBNA claims that they are processing the recipient's request to terminate his or her online card services. The user is instructed to click a link if he or she did not request such a termination and wishes to continue using the service.
Tim Tams 'May Contain Traces of Human Flesh' Hoax Image
Circulating image depicts a packet of Tim Tams chocolate biscuits featuring the allergy warning "MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF PEANUTS AND HUMAN FLESH".
Spurious Facebook Warning – 'Powerful Computer Viruses Named Trojans'
Facebook message warns users of several supposed Facebook security threats that it claims are powerful computer viruses named "Trojans" that can automatically forward themselves to all your contacts.
Big W Samsung TV Giveaway Like-Farming Scam
Facebook Page purporting to be that of Australian retail giant Big W claims that users can win a 40 inch Samsung TV just by sharing and liking a promotional image.
Siamese Pike Photograph
Message that includes a photograph of what appears to be a Siamese pike suggests that the freak fish is a result of chemicals in the water. A new, social media driven, version claims that the "creepy" fish was caught in Pigeon Lake, Alberta.