Email purporting to be from a staff member at “FB Security Operating Inc” claims that you are among 20 lucky Facebook users randomly selected as winners in Facebook’s “Click and Like Promo”. Supposedly, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the promo as a means of saying thank-you to Facebook’s users.
Circulating post claims that you will have to start paying to use Facebook unless you send the same post to your friends in order to confirm that you are an active user.
Scammers just love Facebook! It allows them to quickly and cheaply reach huge numbers of potential victims. And, Facebook is completely free, very easy to use, and accessible to people at all levels of Internet savviness. So, alas, there is a never ending supply of naive and inexperienced users that Facebook scammers can target at will.
In this video, we cover phishing scams that falsely claim that your Facebook account has been disabled.
Facebook Page calling itself ‘Mercedes Benz 2016’ claims that you can get a chance to win a Mercedes Benz by liking, sharing, commenting, and clicking a sign up button.
Facebook message asks the question ‘who posted your photo here’ and includes a link leading to a webpage that supposedly features the photo.
Circulating Facebook post claims that you can win the chance to go crazy in a Myers store and take whatever you want for ten minutes just by liking, sharing, and commenting.