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NEWS FLASH - Missing Plane Has Been Found Facebook Hoax and Scam

Date: March 27, 2014 12:36 PM - Views: 10,231 - Comment: 0
NEWS FLASH - Missing Plane Has Been Found Facebook Hoax and Scam

The Facebook post below: "[NEWS FLASH] Missing Plane Has Been Found!", is another Facebook video survey scam and hoax. This scam will trick you into 'liking', sharing or completing surveys, which it claims you have to do in order to watch the video in the post. But, there is no video, so do not be tricked into completing the surveys, liking or sharing it.

The Facebook Post: [NEWS FLASH] Missing Plane Has Been Found!

Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Found
[NEWS FLASH] Missing Plane Has Been Found in Forest!.
breaking.jensen propertiesinternational .com
Like - 5,845,761 Share - 7,956,768

Clicking on the Facebook post will take you to the following fake news, malicious or compromised website: http://breaking.jensen propertiesinternational .com/

The website will ask you to complete surveys and share the same website in order to view the video, but this is a trick to get you to complete the surveys that the cybercriminals behind this scam will get paid for or to spread this scam to your Facebook friends.

Remember, there is no video, and this is a scam. If this post appears on your Facebook Wall/Timeline, please delete it and do not like, share or comment on it. Never share, like, take surveys in order to view video.

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