Video Scam - White Tiger Attacked and Killed 17-Year-Old Student in Delhi Zoo
Sep 29, 2014
The Facebook post and website below: "[SHOCKING VIDEO] Tiger attacked & Killed a 17 Years old 12th school student in Delhi zoo," are a scam created to trick Facebook users into completing surveys, "liking" or sharing the fake Facebook website: www.trendingvidss.com. This scam lures people to the fake website by promising to show them the video of the White Tiger that attacked and kill a 17 year-old student at a Delhi Zoo, in India.
Please continue reading below.
There is no video on the website and if you are asked to share, "like”, complete surveys in order to view a video, it is the first sign that you are being tricked or scammed.
The Facebook Video Scam
[SHOCKING VIDEO] Tiger attacked & Killed a 17 Years old 12th school student in delhi zoo
A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and eaten alive a schoolboy who appeared to have jumped or fallen into its enclosure at the zoo in New Delhi
Clicking on this Facebook post (DO NOT) will only take you to the fake Facebook website: www.trendingvidss.com. The scammers may change the website address or name.
And, clicking the image, which appears as a video, on the fake web page will ask you to share or complete surveys by claiming that Facebook requires a security check.
Now, if you have shared and "liked" this fake Facebook post, please remove all shared Facebook posts and "unlike" it.
Again, if you are asked to share, "like”, complete surveys in order to view a video, picture or other content, is the first sign that you are being tricked or scammed. You do not need to do any of these things in order to view any content on Facebook and the rest of the internet.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
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