A Dead Mermaid Found Washed Up on the Shores of Gators - Facebook Like Scam

Date: January 21, 2014 8:01 PM - Views: 25,913 - Comment Comments: 3
A Dead Mermaid Found Washed Up on the Shores of Gators - Facebook Like Scam

The fake video sharing website "www.worlds-extr3me-videos .com" and the Facebook post: "A dead mermaid found washed up on the shores of Gators Pass", together is a Facebook "like" scam. This scam will attempt to trick you into 'liking' the fake video sharing website "www.worlds-extr3me-videos .com". And, sharing anything on this website or giving their Facebook applications access to your account will only help to spread this scam to your Facebook friends.

The Facebook Post of the Fake Video Sharing Website

A Dead Mermaid Found Washed Up on the Shores of Gators - Fake Facebook Post

OMG! A dead mermaid found washed up on the shores of Gators Pass located at west central coast of Florida..... 189,543,932 people seen this.
Dead Mermaid Discovered in Florida
hxxp://www.worlds-extr3me-videos .com/trending/
44,678,353 Online Viewers!
YouTube Trending Videos

There is no video and the name of their malicious Facebook application is called "YouTube Trending Videos". This application name may change. 

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  • Anonymous: 7 months, 4 weeks ago from: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

    Uhh..there actually is a video. Whether or not its real I have no idea:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaEGtfnurP4 ~


    • info: 7 months, 4 weeks ago

      The dead Mermaid in the video is a dummy.

      Here is a comment made by someone on Youtube:
      Woow - this mermaid was in the beauty salon before dying - her hair well aligned and painted fingernails - too fake?. ~


      • Anonymous: 5 months, 4 weeks ago from: Sparks, Nevada, United States

        This is so fake like, everyone can tell! ~


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