Brad Dukes 20 Million Dollar Giveaway Contest - Facebook Scam
May 14, 2014
The Facebook post or page below: "Brad Duke's 20 million dollar giveaway contest," is a scam. The page is an attempt by scamsters to trick Facebook users into liking a Facebook page, by claiming that they will get a chance to receive 20 millions from Brad Duke, who won the $222 million Powerball Jackpot in 2005.
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The Facebook Scam - Brad Dukes 20 Million Dollar Giveaway Contest
Brad Dukes 20 Million Dollar Giveaway Contest
Hi, I am the recent winner of the 220 million dollar jackpot lottery. As I have plenty of money to spare, I will be giving away 20 million dollars to 20 random people who like this page (1 million dollars for 20 winners)
Brad Duke's 20 million dollar giveaway contest
Giving this bag of money away to one random person who likes this photo and likes the page Brad Duke's 20 million dollar giveaway contest
This scam is located on Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/ pages/Brad-Dukes-20-million-dollar -giveaway-contest/708514662548620
And, liking or sharing the page or post WILL NOT give you a chance to receive $20 millions from Brad Duke. He is not giving away 20 million dollars to random persons.
Scammers have created hundreds of these fake pages to trick Facebook users into 'liking', sharing or commenting on them, which will help make the page popular. Once the page is popular, these scammers will sell it to online marketers, other scammers or cybercriminals, who may send spam 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.
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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