Beware of JohnAndLisaGiveBack.com – A John and Lisa Robinson Powerball Lottery Scam
Jan 16, 2016
The website: www.JohnAndLisaGiveBack.com, which claims the Powerball winners, John Robinson and his wife Lisa from Mumford, are giving back some of their lottery winnings to some lucky random Facebook users, if the Facebook users invite 2 friends to share the same fraudulent website with, is a scam. The fake website was created by cyber-criminals to trick potential victims into "liking," sharing or commenting on the fake post or website, which will only help spread the scams to other Facebook users and make it popular. Facebook users should look out for Powerball scams, because since the recent Powerball mega jackpot draw of 1.6 billion dollars, scammers have created fraudulent websites and posts to trick their potential victims into, visiting phishing websites to steal their personal information and account credentials, going to malicious websites to infect their computers/devices with malware such as Trojan horse or spyware, or visiting fraudulent websites where their credit card information will be stolen once the potential victims attempt purchase bogus services the scammers claim they are offering.
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The John and Lisa Robinson Powerball Give Back Scam
“To Celebrate Their Record Win and Give Back Powerball Winners John Robinson and his wife Lisa are Giving Away Cash To Random People
Simply Invite 2 Friends to Get Your Cash
After 2 Friends Click Your Link. Get Your Cash Instantly!”
Copy your referral link below or Use the Share Buttons Above To Invite Friends Quickly
Facebook users who have already “liked,” shared or commented on the scam, may click here for instructions on how to remove those activities, which will help stop the spread of the scam.
Remember, “liking,” sharing or commenting on the fake post or website will only help to make the scam popular, which the scammers will sell to rogue online marketing companies or other scammers, with the publicly available information of all the Facebook users who have “liked,” shared or commented on them. Once spammers and rogue online marketing companies have received Facebook users' information, they will start sending them hundreds of spam or unsolicited messages, phishing links that will take them to fake websites to steal their information, or malicious links that will take them to dangerous websites, that will infect their computers with Spyware or Trojan horse. The scammers may also send fraudulent messages claiming that their potential victims are so-called lottery winners and they need to send money in order to claim their prizes.
The sharing of the same scam on twitter is unfortunately spreading it to other internet users. Facebook and Twitter who have received the “The John and Lisa Robinson Powerball Give Back” scam should delete it and not following the instructions in it.
The JohnAndLisaGiveBack.com website will not be the only website created by scammers to take advantage of the recent Powerball 1.6 billion dollar draw, so internet user are advised to look out for similar websites, and should not quickly take part in any activity that claims they can receive money from Powerball winners.
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