Circulating warning claims that cross-platform instant messaging application WhatsApp will start charging a per message fee unless users send the same warning to at least 10 contacts thereby proving that they are ‘avid users’.
Email purporting to be from an international distributing company offers you a well-paid work-from-home job communicating with the company’s customers and controlling order and purchase data.
Facebook post claims that you can get the chance to win a 1933 Ford Vicky car with a matching custom trailer just by sharing the post, liking the Facebook Page the post comes from, and adding the comment “Thanks”.
Post that includes a photograph of a child with a severely swollen arm and shoulder claims that Facebook will help pay for the child’s surgery by donating $2 for every like, $4 for every comment, and $8 for every share.
Message claims that photographs of a large catfish with a basketball stuck in its mouth were taken at Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia.
Email purporting to be from Apple Support claims that your iTunes ID has been blocked due to “unusual activity” and you must click a link to verify the ID before you can use it again.
Circulating message claims that an attached image shows a miraculous rock in a village in Saudi Arabia that floats above the ground once every year during the month of April.
Circulating Facebook post claims that you can click to get a free coupon valued at $100 from Canadian supermarket chain Loblaws.
Email claims that, after a final tax calculation, you are due a refund from UK tax agency HMRC. It urges you to click a link to claim your return.
UK based building society Nationwide is warning customers about fraudulent text messages that use the company’s name.