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Monday, 10 October 2011

Facebook scams


Facebook scams
Facebook scams, Facebook fraudsters have gone to great lengths to trick unwitting social network users — from the latest membership fee scam to a recent ruse that cost one victim big bucks. Facebook charging scam. We scanned news feeds for some of the most creative cons.
Fake sister Facebook scam, After chatting with her sister on Facebook, 58-year-old Edythe Schumacher was convinced to apply for a shoo-in government grant that would pay big dividends. The problem? The message wasn't from her sister at all. Edythe Schumacher + lost $2,000,

Lady Gaga is Dead + Facebook scam, In September, Facebook posts began to spread word that Lady Gaga was found dead in a hotel room. The posts claimed to link to a reputable news source and prompted viewers to "like" the link. Facebook scammers + commission for clicks, BBC News + Lady Gaga scam, Facebook scam + Lady Gaga is a man, Charlie Sheen is dead scam,

Tsunami Whale Scam, Taking advantage of the world's fixation on the March 2011 tsunami that hit Japan, scammers promised video footage of a wave slamming a whale into the side of a building. Tsunami Whale + likejacking scam, 2011 Japan tsunami, Likejacking scams, FouTube + likejacking scams, FbVideo + YoTube + scams,

Facebook Ikea scam, In early 2010, Facebook members around the world signed up to win a $1,000 Ikea gift card being publicized on the site. They traded personal information for a chance at a sweepstakes that never was. Ikea gift card scam + nearly 40,000 victims, Whole Foods gift card scam, Facebook scams + identity theft,

Spider Under the Skin scam, Fans of gross-out footage were tempted to click on a Facebook link with OMG -style video of a massive spider growing under a woman's skin. Facebook spider scam + message shared with all your friends, delete likejacking posts from your News Feed, origin of spiders growing under skin myth, Wheelchair Down The Elevator Shaft Scam,

Facebook war hero scam, A New Yorker, going by the name "Dylan Sorvino," wooed women across the country using the photo of a fallen U.S. Army Ranger in place of his own image. U.S. Army Ranger Sgt. Roberto Sanchez, Dylan Sorvino + no financial losses resulted from the fraud, Dylan Sorvino + removed Facebook profile,

Facebook Olive Garden scam, Hackers created photo albums of Olive Garden entrées and tagged the photos with the names of Facebook users' actual friends, enticing users to join them for a free Italian meal. Olive Garden hackers + “allow” them access to your Facebook page, Twilight: Breaking Dawn Game photo Facebook scam, beware third-party Facebook applications,

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