HAKANI - Child Being Buried Alive by an Amazon Indian Tribe - Video Scam
April 28, 2014
The Facebook and other social networking post: "HAKANI - Child Being Buried Alive by an Amazon Indian Tribe," is a video scam. This scam will attempt to trick you into 'liking' a fake video sharing website. And, sharing anything on the website or giving their Facebook applications access to your account will only help to spread this scam to your Facebook friends.
Please continue reading below.
The Video Scam: HAKANI - Child Being Buried Alive by an Amazon Indian Tribe
HAKANI - Child Being Buried Alive by an Amazon Indian Tribe
If you click on the post, you will be asked to give their fraudulent Facebook applications access to your account. These applications will send this same scam to all of your Facebook Friends, if you give them access to your Facebook account.
If you allow or deny these applications from gaining access to your Facebook account, you will be redirected to the fake video sharing websites:
- www.worlds-extreme-videoz .com
- www.greatestvideoscollection .com
If you have already given any of these applications access to your Facebook account, please click here for instructions on how to easily remove them from your Facebook account.
The names of the application that you should look out for and remove are:
- Extreme Videos - 2014
- World's Xtreme Videos
- Xtreme Videos (2014)
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- Max'z Videos
- Top videos collection
- Top World Youtube Videos
- Youtube Trending Videos
- Video Collection
- most viewed videos
- Youtube Greatest Videos
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- Fox Videos v 1.16
If there are applications listed in your Facebook account that you are not familiar with, please delete them also. If you have already "liked" the websites, please "unlike" them or delete any shared Facebook post you have created.
This video scam is similar to the following:
Although, the above post is a scam, there is actually a Hakani video. Please see below for information.
Hakani is a 30 minute movie alleging the occurrence of infanticide in tribal communities in Brazil. It was by ATINI and Youth With A Mission, the director's father's organization.
The Brazilian government officials said "the missionaries are exaggerating and exploiting the issue to justify their attempts to convert Indians to Christianity". In 2009, Survival International released a statement that film is "faked, that the earth covering the children's faces is actually chocolate cake, and that the film's claim that infanticide among Brazilian Indians is widespread is false."
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