Scam - Get Free $250 Mcdonalds Gift Card Now
September 7, 2014
August 18, 2014
The Facebook post: "Get Free $250 McDonald Gift Card Now," is a scam. This scam will try to trick you into clicking on it by claiming that you can receive a free $250 McDonald's gift card today at the malicious website: www.hotfreeoffers.net. But, the website is a fake and has nothing to do with McDonald, and is only a scam to get you to complete surveys, comment on, "like" or share the same deceptive website.
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The Fake McDonald Facebook Post
Get Free $250 mcdonalds Gift Card Now (297 Left)
Receive a FREE $250 mcdonald's Gift Card Today
Claim your Free $250 mcdonalds Gift Card Now. Limited Time Offer
Follow these 3 simple steps below to claim your Gift Card!
Gift Cards Remaining: 359
1) Step 1, Share
2) Step 2, Like Our Page (Please click confirm if required)
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.
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.
Also, they may ask you to complete surveys in order to receive your gift card. But, it doesn't matter how much surveys you complete, you will never receive any McDonald's gift cards. The scammers, on the other hand, will get paid for each competed survey.
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