Get Free $500 Costco Gift Card Facebook Promotion Scam
September 7, 2014
July 4, 2014
The Facebook post: "Get Free $500 Costco Gift Card," is a scam. This scam will try to trick you into clicking on it by claiming that you can receive a free $500 Costco gift card today at the website: www.getfreegiftcard.org. But, the website is a fake and has nothing to do with Costco, and is only a scam to get you to comment on, "like" or share this same website.
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The Fake Costco Shopping Gift Card Post
Receive a FREE $500 Costco Gift Card Today
Follow these 3 simple steps below to claim your Gift Card!
Gift Cards Remaining: 342
1) Step 1, Share
2) Step 2, Add a comment & Type Thanks Costco .Then Tell Us How You Are Going To Use Your Gift Card?
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Claim your Free $500 Costco Gift Card .Only Few Left
By liking,commenting on and sharing this scam, you are only helping to spread it to other Facebook users and making the scammers responsible for this, earn money. Scammers earn money when they make a page popular and are able to sell it to the highest bidder, along with the names and other public information of the persons who liked or shared the scam.
Even the Facebook “Likes” of approximately 6 million, is a fake.
I guess, the last thing we want to do is to make these scammers rich by tricking you and others into liking and sharing a Facebook post or website. So, if you have already liked or shared this scam, please unlike and unshare it.
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Also, if the scam appears on your Facebook Timeline or Wall, please report it to Facebook and remove it.
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