Video Scam - "Live Video Footage Leaked Of Michael Brown Being Shot By Cop"
Aug 21, 2014
The Facebook post and website below: 'Exclusive Video - Live Video Footage Leaked Of Michael Brown Being Shot By Cop,' are a scam created to trick Facebook users into completing surveys, "liking" or sharing the fake Facebook website: www.wewatchviral.us. This scam lures persons to a fake website by promising to show them a leaked video footage of Michael Brown being shot by a policeman. But, there is no video.
Please continue reading below.
Michael Brown is the unarmed black teenager who was shot by a white police officer, in Ferguson, Missouri, on August, 9 2014.
The Facebook Video Scam
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO - Live Video Footage Leaked of Michael Brown being SHOT BY COP!
This video footage shows young Michael Brown being shot 6 times by a cop.
Clicking on this Facebook post (DO NOT) will only take you to the fake Facebook website: www.wewatchviral.us.
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.
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.
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