Video Scam - 'Shocking True Story - Must Watch Specially Girls in Facebook User'
June 30, 2014
The video scam: "[SHOCKING TRUE STORY] Must Watch Specially Girls in Facebook User," will take online users to a malicious website, in an attempt to trick them into sharing it or completing surveys, by promising to show them a video with the title: 'Beware Writing More Info In Facebook Specially For Girls - Must Watch'. But, this is a scam and there is no video.
Please continue reading below.
Cybercriminals are continuously sending out different Facebook video scams, so please do not complete surveys, share or "like" a website in order to view a video.
How the Video Scam Works
If you click on the post (DO NOT), you will be taken to the malicious website: www.nbcnews-tv.info.
The Video Scam: 'Shocking True Story - Must Watch Specially Girls in Facebook User'
[SHOCKING TRUE STORY] Must Watch Specially Girls in Facebook User
To all girls who using the Facebook Please Watch and Share BOYS, Please Share to Our Girl Friends & Family
In my sincere opinion Facebook is waste of ones precious time. It is a big addiction and has no big benefits. Our young generation addicted to Facebook has much more important things to do in their life. Facebook should be totally ignored, specially by the girls and students.
The scammers or 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, you will be asked to share the video scam and complete surveys in order to watch the video.
You need to verify to view this video!
Due to the overwhelming amount of spam on Facebook recently, you need to quickly verify to view this type of information. This process only takes a few seconds! Share to watch
Now, sharing this web page will only help spread this scam to other Facebook users, make the website popular and help the scammers become rich. This is because the scammers get paid for each completed survey.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.
If you are asked to share, "like”, complete surveys in order to view a video, picture or other content, is the first sign that you are being tricked or scammed. You do not need to do any of these things in order to view any content on Facebook and the rest of the internet.
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