Video Scam - Giant One-Armed Crocodile Brutus
Jul 7, 2014
Cyber-criminals have realized that persons are searching frantically for the video of the large 16.5 foot or 5.5 meter long Australian one-armed crocodile called Brutus. So, they have created fake websites with pictures of Brutus, and use social networking posts to lure their victims to these websites, by claiming that they (the victims) can watch the video of the large crocodile jumping out of the Adelaide River in Northern Australia.
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If you want to watch the video of Brutus, please see it below, or you can watch it at www.youtube.com.
The Video Scam: Giant One-Armed Crocodile Brutus
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Cybercriminals are continuously creating fake Facebook websites and sending out different Facebook video scams, so please do not complete surveys, share or "like" a website in order to view a video.
Why Scammers Create These Scams
This social networking post created by the cybercriminals will take you to a fake Facebook or other malicious websites, and ask you to complete surveys or share the same website before you can view the video.
Now, sharing the malicious website or post will only help spread this scam to other Facebook users. And, completing the surveys will only generate revenue for the cybercriminals behind this scam.
The victim on the other hand, will not be able to view the video that they were promised, because it doesn't exist on the same website.
The Video of Brutus on www.youtube.com
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If you have shared this video 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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