Beware of "Shocking Video - Shark Eats a Teenage Girl in the Ocean" Facebook Scam
Mar 6, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
Here is another fake Facebook video scam: "[Shocking Video] Shocking Video Shark Eats a Teenage Girl in the Ocean !!", which will take Facebook users to a fake Facebook website, in an attempt to trick them into sharing it or completing surveys, by promising to show them a video depicted by the image in the Facebook post. But, there is no video. Every day, cybercriminals create these fake video scams, so if you are asked to share, like, complete surveys in order to view a video, please do not.
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Now, this Facebook video scam will take you to the malicious and fake Facebook website www.snake.hitincreaser.com.
The Fake Facebook Website www.snake.hitincreaser.com
The scammer cybercriminals behind this scam will change the website names and images, so watch out for similar scams with different website names and images.
Once on the website, the victim will be asked to complete surveys or share the same website before he/she can view the video. Now, sharing this web page will only help spread this scam to other Facebook users. And, completing the surveys will only generate revenue for the cybercriminals behind this scam.
The victim on the other hand, will not be able to view the video that they were promised, because it doesn't exist.
If you have shared this scam, remove the share Facebook post from your Timeline or Wall, because this will help stop the spreading of this scam.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
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