Lowe's Mother's Day Scam Post
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No, Lowe’s Is NOT Giving Away $100 Gift Cards On Facebook For Mother’s Day

by Brett M. Christensen

Outline:
“HappyMother’s Day” Facebook post claims that you can click to get a $100 gift card from home improvement store Lowe’s.


Analysis:
The post is fraudulent. Those who participate have no chance of getting a gift card and the post has no connection to Lowe’s.

In fact, the post is a Facebook scam designed to trick you into divulging your personal information on scam survey websites as well as spamming your friends with the same fake giveaway.

There are thousands of such competition and giveaway scams on Facebook.

Example:
Lowe's Gift Card Scam



The link in the scam post opens the bogus website depicted in the following screenshot:
Lowe's Gift Card Scam Page

Note: Some versions may omit the apostrophe in the store’s name (Lowes).  



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