Facebook Video Like Scam - "Real Mermaid Caught Sleeping On a Rock"

Facebook Video Like Scam - Real Mermaid Caught Sleeping On a Rock

Would you share this Article with others?

The Facebook post: "Real mermaid caught sleeping on a rock," is not real and is a scam to trick Facebook users into "liking" a Facebook page. The post promises Facebook users a video of a Mermaid caught sleeping on a rock, only if they "like" a particular Facebook page.

The Fake Facebook Post

Real mermaid caught sleeping on a rock - Facebook post
[AMAZING VIDEO] Real mermaid caught sleeping on a rock
Watch the Real mermaid caught sleeping on a rock!

Clicking on this Facebook post (DO NOT) will only take you to the fake Facebook website www.maakz.com

fake Facebook website www.maakz.com

This website was designed to look like Facebook, to trick Facebook users into believing they are on Facebook.com.

Clicking the image, which appears as a video, on this fake website will ask you to share.

Restricted Video share - Facebook Like Scam

Clicking this fake shared dialog box will only take you to the Facebook.com page below and ask you to click (DO NOT) the "Like" button.

Press the like button above to view this video - Facebook Like Scam

This Facebook page is located on Facebook.com at the following address and is owned by the user "Awesome Interests":
https://www.facebook.com/ Awesome.Interests?sk= app_190322544333196&ref=s

It is this Facebook page that the scammers of these fake Facebook posts and websites want you to "like", which will make it popular. Once the page is popular, these scammers can sell it to online marketers or other scammers.

Now, if you have shared and "liked" this fake Facebook post, please remove all shared Facebook posts and "unlike" it.

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 scam is similar to the 'Half Girl Half Snake' scam, click here to view.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any. Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com. And, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent. Also, to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

You can help maintain Online Threat Alerts (OTA) by paying a service fee. Click here to make payment.

Comments, Questions, Answers, or Reviews
(Total: 2)

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews.

The comments, reviews or answers below do not necessarily reflect the views of Online Threat Alerts (OTA).

  • June 4, 2015 at 6:18 PM by an anonymous user from Clarksville, Tennessee, United States

    That's either PhotoShop, a costume, or illusions.


  • June 6, 2014 at 1:30 PM by an anonymous user from Hereford, England, United Kingdom

    not real, no way can that be real; it's a human. Mermaids are way different in looks.


 Show More Comments (2)
Write Your Comment, Question, Answer, or Review

Write your comment, question, answer, or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. NB: We will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users.

Your comment, question, answer, or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Anonymous posts cannot be edited or deleted. Sign-in.

Facebook Video Like Scam - "Real Mermaid Caught Sleeping On a Rock"