Beware of "Marlboro is Giving FREE Carton of Cigarettes to Celebrate 100th Anniversary" Scam
October 23, 2015
The Facebook post: "Marlboro is Giving FREE Carton of Cigarettes to celebrate 100th Anniversary," is a scam. The scam will try to trick you into sharing it by claiming that you can receive your free carton of cigarettes at the website: "marlboro.com-dfd.xyz." But, the website is fraudulent, is not giving away free cases of Marlboro cigarettes, and is NOT associated with Marlboro. The post and website are only a scam to get you to comment on, "like" or share the same Facebook post and website.
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If you have received the same post on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it to Facebook or delete it. And, do not visit the fraudulent website: "marlboro.com-dfd.xyz," that was created by scammers. The scammers behind the give-away scam will change the name of the website, so look out for the same scam on different websites.
The Marlboro FREE Carton of Cigarette Scam
Marlboro is Giving FREE Carton of Cigarettes to celebrate 100th Anniversary (150 Cartons Remaining)
Claim your Cigarettes now offer ends today
Remember, liking,commenting on and sharing the scam, will only help to spread it to other Facebook users and making the scammers responsible for it, earn money. Scammers earn money when they make a website or Facebook 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.
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