Facebook Scam: "Video Footage of Paul Walker Shows He Was Alive After Crash"
January 14, 2014 7:33 PM
Apr 21, 2015
The Facebook post below: "Shocking Video Leaked footage of Fast and Furious star Paul Walker shows that he was still alive minutes after Rodas and Walker crashed into a light pole and tree," is a Facebook phishing and survey scam. This fake Facebook post was designed to steal your Facebook user name and password by tricking you into entering it on a fake Facebook website.
Also, this scam will attempt to trick you into completing surveys by promising that you will be able to view the video after doing so.
The Paul Walker Video Facebook Scam
(Shocking Video) Leaked footage of Fast and Furious star Paul Walker shows that he was still alive minutes after Rodas and Walker crashed into a light pole and tree! - Watch the footage of the accident unfolding as the porsche appears to have lost its brakes slamming into a tree and a light pole.
Both where pinned inside the Porsche and would need mechanical equipment to get them out. A few seconds later the car started to engulf in flames at the 4 minute mark and the firemen and paramedics came a couple minutes late to extinguish the fire and where able to get them out but where pronounced dead at the scene due to the trauma of their injuries.
Captured footage of the accident has been uploaded online by bystanders, but will not be broadcasted over the air due to graphic material as the first responders tried to save him. Warning due to the graphic content this video is only suited for adults. Viewer discretion is ADVISED. Watch the video here :
Remember, this Facebook post is a fake, and it doesn't have a video of the Fast and Furious star Paul Walker crash or accident.
Clicking on this post will only take you to the fake phishing Facebook website below:
The scammers may use this same scam, but may change the website name. So, look out for this scam at other website addresses.
If you enter your Facebook user name and password on this website in an attempt to sign in, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind this scam.
With access to your Facebook account, these scammers will use it to send dangerous Facebook posts, like this one, to all of your Facebook friends, in an attempt to scam them.
Also, you may be asked to complete online surveys, which the scammers will earn revenue from. But, you on the other hand, will not be shown the video that you were promised and will only make these scammers richer.
Now, if you have shared and "liked" this fake Facebook post, please remove all shared Facebook posts and "unlike" it.
Importantly, if you were tricked into entering your Facebook user name and password on this fake website please change your password immediately.
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