Facebook Scam - "Claim Your Range Rover Today (Limted Time Only)"
Jan 4, 2015
Dec 14, 2014
The Facebook post and page: "For the FIRST time in facebook history we are giving away 2 Range Rovers to two winners that we will select on December 22 completely at random," is a Facebook like-farming scam. The scam will attempt to trick you into commenting on,liking it, sharing it and completing surveys, by claiming that you have a chance of receiving one of the two Range Rover SUVs that are being given away.
Please continue reading below.
But, the Facebook post and page are a fake and are not associated with Range Rover or Land Rover who makes the SUVs. It is only a scam to get Facebook users to comment on, "like" or share in order to spread the same scam to other Facebook users.
If you have received the same post on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it as spam and then delete it.
The Facebook Like-Farming Scam
Claim Your Range Rover Today (Limted Time Only)
Range Rover /// 4WD Yesterday at 3:58pm · For the FIRST time in facebook history we are giving away 2 Range Rovers to two winners that we will select on December 22 completely at random.
Would you like to join this amazing giveaway for a chance to own a brand new Range? Simply follow the steps below to enter the competition :
Step 1) Likes this Page Step 2) Like this Post Step 3) Comment which color you want. (Black or Red) Step 4) Share on your wall
The winners will be messaged via inbox message
The post is located on Facebook at the following fake Range Rover page:
http://www.facebook.com /pages/Range-Rover-4WD/ 1515872712022316
The legitimate Range Rover Facebook page is located at:
Always go to the legitimate Range Rover Facebook page to verify the authenticity of a promotion before taking part in it.
Now, by liking,commenting on and sharing the 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.
Click here for instructions on how to remove things you have already posted on Facebook. And be careful, because scammers and spammers are tricking Facebook users into commenting on, sharing and liking things on Facebook.
After tricking Facebook users into doing the abovementioned activities, the scam will then ask them to go to the following fake Range Rover website to complete surveys:
The website will ask Facebook users to complete surveys and share the same website in order to stand a chance of receiving one of the two Range Rover SUVs , but this is a trick to get you to complete the surveys that the cybercriminals behind this scam will get paid for.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
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