Email purporting to be from UK Shop Direct Group's online retailer Very, claims that the company is giving away £50 shopping vouchers and urges recipients to click a "log on" link to activate their free voucher.
Email purporting to be a shipment advisory from the UK's Royal Mail claims that documents are being shipped to the recipients and that they should open an attached file to view details about the documents.
Widely circulated warning message claims that a "deadly sanitary pad" called DARIES has recently caused 53 women in Johannesburg to bleed to death due to the inclusion of chemicals in the pad's material.
Circulating message that features a photograph that depicts a very large spider in the corner of a wall claims that the picture was taken in a house in Manchester and that even the fire brigade was too scared to remove it.
Message circulating on Facebook that features a photograph of a fatal car accident in which a red car is wedged under a large truck claims that the accident occurred because the driver was texting. The message asks people to share if they are against texting and driving.
Circulating message that features images depicting a gigantic snake on the back of a large military truck claims that the snake was found in the Red Sea after it had killed 320 tourists and 125 divers.