Facebook Video Scam - 23 Feet 3 Headed Black King Cobra Snake Found near Highway
September 12, 2014
The Facebook video scam: "[SHOCKING VIDEO] 23 Feet 3 Headed Black King Cobra Snake Found near Highway in India," will take Facebook users to a fake Facebook website, in an attempt to trick them into sharing it or completing surveys, by promising to show them a video of a three headed Black King Cobra measuring 23 feet on a highway near Keral, India. But, this is a scam and there is no video on the website.
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Cybercriminals are continuously sending out different Facebook video scams, so please do not complete surveys, share or "like" a website in order to view a video.
The Facebook Post
[SHOCKING VIDEO] 23 Feet 3 Headed Black King Cobra Snake Found near Highway in India
Amazing Three Headed Black King Cobra measured 23 Feet was found on a National Highway near Keral (India),It vanished in woods immediately
18+ only,Click the Like button below to confirm you are above 18
If you click on the Facebook post (DO NOT), you will be taken to the malicious and fake Facebook website: threeheadedcobra.galleryzip.com, and ask to share before you can view the video
The scammers or cyber-criminals behind this scam will change the website names and images, so watch out for similar scams with different website names and images.
Once on the website, the victim will be asked to complete surveys or share the same website before he/she can view the video.
Now, sharing this web page will only help spread this scam to other Facebook users. And, completing the surveys will only generate revenue for the cyber-criminals behind this scam.
The victim on the other hand, will not be able to view the video that they were promised, because it doesn't exist.
If you have shared this scam, remove the share Facebook post from your Timeline or Wall, because this will help stop the spreading of this scam.
If you are asked to share, "like”, complete surveys in order to view a video, picture or other content, is the first sign that you are being tricked or scammed. You do not need to do any of these things in order to view any content on Facebook and the rest of the internet.
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