Facebook Video Scam - "[SCHOCK] Schlimmster Motorrad Unfall Der Welt!!!"
May 30, 2014
February 18, 2014
Here is another Facebook video scam: "[SCHOCK] SCHLIMMSTER MOTORRAD UNFALL DER WELT!!!", translated from German to English is "[SHOCK] Worst MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN THE WORLD!", will take Facebook users to a fake Facebook website, in an attempt to trick them into sharing it or completing surveys, by promising to show them a video depicted by the image in the Facebook post. But, there is no video.
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Every day, cybercriminals create these fake video scams, so if you are asked to share, like, complete surveys in order to view a video, please do not.
The Facebook Video Scam
[SHOCK] Worst MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN THE WORLD!
If you click on this Facebook post (DO NOT), you will be taken to the malicious and fake Facebook website http://vip-flash24.com/motorrad_unfall.php.
The website www.vip-flash24.com is a malicious one and if you are taken to it please close the browser window. The website also has the following Facebook video scams on it:
[SCHOCK] Ehemann schlägt Kopf seiner Frau ab und läuft durch Berlin
[DSCHUNGELCAMP 14] MELANIE MÜLLER S XTAPE !!!
The scammer 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 spreading of this scam.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
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