Facebook Video Scam - "World's Most Horrible Accident Took Place Today! 30 DIED!"
Jan 21, 2015
The Facebook post below with the title: "[BREAKING NEWS]!!World's most horrible accident took place today! 30 DIED!", is a Facebook video scam. The scam will attempt trick Facebook users into sharing and completing surveys, which the cyber-criminals behind it will benefit from. So, do not be tricked into completing the surveys or sharing the post. Cyber-criminals will use graphic or fake images, which they claim is a video, to trick gullible Facebook users into clicking on, thinking they will be able to view the videos depicted by the images.
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The Facebook Video Scam
[BREAKING NEWS]!!World's most horrible accident took place today! 30 DIED!
Watch more in video,Powered by Youtube,not for weak hearted, Must share this to tell the world!!
Clicking on the Facebook post, will take you to the following malicious website:
The website will ask you to share the post or website, in order to view the video.
But, this is a trick to get you to spread the scam to other Facebook users. If the post appears on your Facebook Wall/Timeline, please do not click on it and report it to Facebook.
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