Facebook Scam - "Giving Away 200 Pieces of Gold Snipers for Free Because they are Unsealed"
November 27, 2014
The Facebook post: "We have got 200 pieces of #Gold_SNIPER that can’t be sold because they have been unsealed. Therefore we are giving them away for free," is a Facebook like-farming/comment-farming scam. This scam will attempt to trick you into commenting on,liking or sharing it by claiming that you have a chance of receiving a free Gold Sniper. But, the Facebook post is a fake and is only a scam to get Facebook users to comment on, "like" or share the same post with their Facebook friends.
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If you receive the same post on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it as spam and then delete it.
The Fake Gold SNIPER Facebook Post
We have got 200 pieces of #Gold_SNIPER that can’t be sold because they have been unsealed. Therefore we are giving them away for free. Want one of them? Just SHARE this photo & LIKE Our Page and we will choose 200 people completely at random on December 1st! as your Christmas gift!
40 winners selected still 160 remaining SHARE! COMMENT(done) and you could be the next one.
The post is located on Facebook at:
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 commenting on, 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.
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Also, if the scam appears on your Facebook Timeline or Wall, please report it to Facebook and remove it.
If you have noticed or told my your friends that you are posting this scam or others, on their Facebook Walls or Timelines, please click here to remove unwanted or malicious applications from your Facebook account that maybe posting information on your behalf.
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