Emails purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) claim that you have the right to obtain a refund or reimbursement and should therefore click a link to download more information.
Circulating post that comes from a Facebook Page called “Disney Cruise.” claims that, due to a last minute cancellation, Disney is giving away a seven day cruise for four people.
Report circulating via social media claims that NASA has confirmed that the Earth will experience 15 days of darkness in November, 2016.
Post being shared on Facebook claims that you can click to get one free large pizza from Domino’s.
Email purporting to be from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) warns that there has been a “hacker rush against customers of different banks”. It recommends that you click a link to read a set of security standards for online banking prepared by RBA analysts.
Despite thorough debunking, these silly hoaxes somehow manage to fool a great many Facebook users each and every time they reappear. Which may leave the rest of us face palming in frustration.
Email with the subject line “Notification PayPal : Suspicious Activities” claims that you have sent a payment of $863.98 USD for an iPhone 6 to “alie.xyy”. It claims that that you should click a “Resolve it now” link if you did not make the transaction.
Facebook Page that calls itself “Home Luxury” claims to be giving away a house. Supposedly, all you need to do for a chance to win is like the Facebook Page, share a post, and drop a comment.
A Facebook Page that calls itself “JB Hi-Fi Australia” claims that you can get a chance to win a MacBook Pro computer just by liking and sharing a promotional post and adding the comment “yay”.
Circulating “breaking news” report claims that famous athlete Usain Bolt is in a critical condition in a London hospital after being involved in a serious car accident.