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BMW 435i Giveaway Like-Farming Scam
Message being distributed on Facebook claims that users can win one of two BMW 435i luxury cars just by liking, sharing and commenting on a promotional image.
'Friend Request From Someone You Are Already Friends With' Alert Message
Circulating Facebook post warns users not to accept a friend request from a person that they are already friends with because the request is an indication that the friend has been hacked.
FedEx Package UK Lottery Advance Fee Scam
Message claiming to be from delivery company FedEx informs the recipient that a package containing a UK lottery bank cashier cheque worth over $150000000 has been waiting to be delivered for some time. The recipient is instructed to pay a 'security fee' and supply personal details so that the cheque can be delivered.
American Express 'Personal Security Key' Phishing Scam
Email claiming to be from American Express instructs recipients to visit a website and create a Personal Security Key (PSK) as an account authentication measure.
BMW Manager X6 Giveaway Like-Farming Scam
Message claims that the manager of the BMW Marketing Group is giving away a brand new X6 via Facebook. The message instructs users to like the manager's Facebook Page and share the promotional post for a chance to win the car.