Video Scam - Gov. Egay Ng Camarines Norte Leaked Scandal
October 29, 2014
The Facebook post below: "Gov. Egay Ng Camarines Norte Leaked Scandal," will take Facebook users to fake Facebook websites, in an attempt to trick them into sharing it or completing surveys, by promising to show them a video of government Egay Ng Camarines Norte leaked scandal. But, this is a scam and there is no video on the websites.
Please continue reading below.
The potential victims may also be asked to allow the scammers' malicious Facebook application called "Interesting Things" to access their accounts. Once this application has access to the victims' accounts, it will send the same fake Facebook post to all of their friends.
The Facebook Video Scam
Gov. Egay Ng Camarines Norte Leaked Scandal
Video Contain Scenes Not Suitable for Viewers Below 18 Years Old
If you click on this Facebook post (DO NOT), you will be taken to one of the malicious and fake Facebook websites:
Note: the cybercriminals 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 cybercriminals 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 spread of this scam.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
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