Alerts left arrow right arrow   

Beware of Video Scam - "Unbelievable Creature Found in South Africa"

Comments  +
Beware of Video Scam - "Unbelievable Creature Found in South Africa"

The Facebook video scam: "[Breaking News] Unbelievable Creature Found in South Africa," 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 an unbelievable half-human, half-dog creature found in South Africa. But, this is a scam because there is no such creature. The creature in the scam is actually a sculpture of one of the many artworks titled "The Young Family, a trans-species mother with a litter of suckling pups," created by Patricia Piccinini for the Venice Biennale.

The Video Scam

[Breaking News] 'Unbilievable Creature Found in South Africa'

Unbelievable Creature Found in South Africa - HALF BUFFALO - HALF HUMAN - HALF DOG

[News Time] Unbelievable creature found in South Africa
This is similar to dogs and human beings,must share to tell the world

If you click on the Facebook post (DO NOT), you will be taken to the malicious and fake Facebook website:, and ask to share before you can view the video. The scammers or cyber-criminals behind the scam will change the website names and images, so watch out for similar scams with different website names and images. And remember, cyber-criminals 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.

Once on the website, the victim will be asked to complete surveys or share the same website before he/she can view the video.

Restrict Video- Start watching this video, just click Share to watch

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.

This Facebook scam is similar to the following:

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address:

Comments, Questions and Reviews

Comment(Total: 3)

Write a Comment, Review, or ask a Question or scroll down to view comments, reviews and questions made by others.

Would you recommend this article to a friend or family member?
Yes (1) No (0)   

Submit Comment Write Your Comment, Question or Review

Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.
All comments, questions or reviews will be examined for derogatory or indecent statements, spam or malicous code, before they are posted on this website.

More for you:
Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.