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Scam - 'A Live Shocking Footage of an Elephant Head is Broken by Explosive Mines'

2014-08-19T10:53:01 -  +
Scam - 'A Live Shocking Footage of an Elephant Head is Broken by Explosive Mines'

The Facebook post and website below: 'A live shocking footage of an elephant head is broken by explosive mines,' are a scam created to trick Facebook users into completing surveys, "liking" or sharing the fake Facebook website: facebook.leakmovies.com. This scam lures persons to the fake website by promising to show them a video of an elephant with a part of its head torn off. But, there is no video.

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The Facebook Video Scam

Dead Elephant with Tush Torn Off

A live shocking footage of an elephant head is broken by explosive mines! [Video Recorded]!
facebook.leakmovies.com

The elephant in the post was killed by poachers, who cut off his tusk to sell it to the Ivory black-market.

Clicking on this Facebook post (DO NOT) will only take you to the fake Facebook website: facebook.leakmovies.com.

And, clicking the image, which appears as a video, on the fake web page will ask you to share or complete surveys by claiming that Facebook requires a security check.

Restricted Video -To start the video, please share it below

Now, if you have shared and "liked" this fake Facebook post, please remove all shared Facebook posts and "unlike" it.

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.

This Facebook scam is similar to the following:

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  • Posted: Oct 16, 2014 at 11:15 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    Why these threats are pushed to users. What is the benefit behind this sharing.

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    • Posted: Oct 17, 2014 at 12:10 AM by info

      The reason for publishing these threats is to educate the public about these scams. A lot of people have been taken advantage of, by being tricked into sharing and completing surveys, which will make the cyber-criminals behind them rich and the victims feeling cheated.

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