Beware of "Kevin M.James Manager of BMW or Audi Marketing Manager Group" Facebook Scam
February 26, 2014
The BMW Facebook post below, which claims that Kevin M.James, the manager of BMW Marketing Group is giving away a Ford Mustang, BMX or an Audi, is a fake created by scammers. The scammers are attempting to trick Facebook users into liking a Facebook page or post, by claiming that they can win a brand new Ford Mustang, BMX or an Audi. This type of trick is called a like-farming scam, which are used by scammers to trick Facebook users into liking or sharing a Facebook page or post, which will make the same page or post popular.
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Facebook users should not like, share, or comment on Facebook posts or pages, which claim that Kevin James will give them a Ford Mustang, BMX, an Audi, or any other luxury vehicles. This is because the posts or pages are all like-farming scams.
The "Kevin M.James" Facebook Scam
My name is Kevin M.James.I am the manager of BMW Marketing Group and I own 12 BMW’s.This is one of them, a brand new X6.
Guess what? I will donate this x6 to one of you. All you need to do is to like my fanpage and share this post with your friends. The winner will be selected randomly (28, February 2014) and he/she will receive the car within 7 business days.
Note: Don’t forget to ‘LIKE’ and ‘SHARE’ otherwise you can’t be selected.
Liking or sharing this post WILL NOT give you a chance to win a BMX X6 or an Audi, because BMX or Kevin M. James has nothing to do with it.
Scammers have created hundreds of these scams to trick Facebook users into like, sharing or commenting on a Facebook page or post, which will help make the page popular. Once the page is popular, these scammers will sell it to other online marketers, scammers or other cybercriminals, who may send spam to all the persons who have "liked", shared or commented on the Facebook page or post.
Beware of Facebook pages or posts that ask you to share, like or comment on them, in order to receive some form of prize, offer or gift. And, if you have already shared, “liked” or commented on this scam, please click here for instructions on how to remove these Facebook actions. This will help stop this scam from spreading to other Facebook users.
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