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Scam: "New Snake Attack Video Post - 96% Of People Can Not Watch This Video"

2015-01-10T17:24:28  +
Scam: "New Snake Attack Video Post - 96% Of People Can Not Watch This Video"

The Facebook post and website below: '{New Snake Attack Video Post}96% Of People Can not Watch This Video For More Than 5 Seconds!' are a scam created to trick Facebook users into completing surveys, "liking" or sharing one of the fake Facebook websites: www.videos24.pw or www.crazyfun.pw. This scam lures their victims to one of the fake websites by promising to show them a video of a snake (python) attacking a young boy. But, there is no video on either of the websites.

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The Facebook Video Scam

{New Snake Attack Video Post}96% Of People Can not Watch This Video For More Than 5 Seconds!.

Video Scam: New Snake Attack Video Post

{Shocking }97% Of People Can not Watch This Video For More Than 5 Seconds!!

3454,276 people have watched this video.
WWW.VIDEOS24.pw

http://crazyfun.pw/snake/

Clicking on this Facebook post (DO NOT) will only take you to one of the fake Facebook websites: www.videos24.pw or www.crazyfun.pw.

And, clicking the image, which appears as a video, on the fake web page will ask you to share or complete surveys before you are able to view the video.

Security Check - To Start Watching THis Video - Share To Watch

But, sharing either websites 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.

If you have shared this 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.

This Facebook scam is similar to the following:

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  • Posted: Sep 18, 2014 at 5:46 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    Why do Facebook allow stuff like this to go around if it's a fake?

    delete


    • Posted: Sep 18, 2014 at 6:10 AM by info

      Once scams are reported to Facebook, they take them down.

      Facebook cannot tell that something is a scam until someone reports it to them.

      So, help Facebook and others by reporting scams and other illegal activities.

      delete


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