Facebook Video Scam - "World's Most Horrible Accident Took Place Today! 30 DIED!"
The Facebook post below with the title: "[BREAKING NEWS]!!World's most horrible accident took place today! 30 DIED!", is a Facebook video scam. The scam will attempt trick Facebook users into sharing and completing surveys, which the cyber-criminals behind it will benefit from. So, do not be tricked into completing the surveys or sharing the post. Cyber-criminals will use graphic or fake images, which they claim is a video, to trick gullible Facebook users into clicking on, thinking they will be able to view the videos depicted by the images.
The Facebook Video Scam
[BREAKING NEWS]!!World's most horrible accident took place today! 30 DIED!
Watch more in video,Powered by Youtube,not for weak hearted, Must share this to tell the world!!
Clicking on the Facebook post, will take you to the following malicious website:
The website will ask you to share the post or website, in order to view the video.
But, this is a trick to get you to spread the scam to other Facebook users. If the post appears on your Facebook Wall/Timeline, please do not click on it and report it to Facebook.
Check the comment section below for additional information, share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. And, to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search
Click here help maintain Online Threat Alerts (OTA).
Note: Some of the information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
Comments, Questions, Answers, or Reviews
To protect your privacy, please do not post or remove sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews.
Write Your Comment, Question, Answer, or Review
NB: We will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users.