Scam - Get a $140 Walmart Gift Card - www.giftit-year.com
October 1, 2014
The Facebook post: "Walmart is giving away $140 Gift Cards! Get Yours now!," is a survey and Facebook sharing scam. This scam will try to trick you into clicking on it by claiming that you can receive a free $140 Walmart Gift Card today at the malicious website: www.giftit-year.com. But, the website is a fake and has nothing to do with Walmart, and is only a scam to get you to complete surveys, comment on, "like" or share the same deceptive website or fake post.
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The scammers behind the post may change the website name and the gift card dollar amount.
The Fake Walmart Facebook Post
Get a $140 Walmart Gift Card
Walmart is giving away $140 Gift Cards! Get Yours now!
Participation is required.
Complete these 3 simple steps below to get Your $140 Walmart Gift card!
1) Step 1, Share
2) Step 2, Add a comment below "Thanks Walmart" to show your appreciation!
By liking,commenting on and sharing this scam, you are only helping to spread it to other Facebook users and making the scammers responsible for this, earn money. Scammers earn money when they make a page popular and are able to sell it to the highest bidder, along with the names and other public information of the persons who liked or shared the scam.
I guess, the last thing we want to do is to make these scammers rich by tricking you and others into liking and sharing a Facebook post or website. So, if you have already liked, commented on, or shared this scam, please unlike, remove your comment and 'unshare' it.
Also, they may ask you to complete surveys in order to receive your gift card. But, it doesn't matter how much surveys you complete, you will never receive any Walmart gift cards. The scammers, on the other hand, will get paid for each competed survey.
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