Facebook Scam - "Get a $100 Target Coupon" or "Target is giving away $100 in Coupons"
February 18, 2015
The Facebook post: "Get a $100 Target Coupon," is a Facebook like-farming scam. This scam will attempt to trick Facebook users into clicking on it by claiming that they can receive a $100 Target coupon at the website 'www.giftzone .website'. But, the fake and fraudulent Facebook website has nothing to do with Target, and is only a scam to get Facebook users to comment on, "like" or share the same deceptive website or fake post with their Facebook friends.
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If you receive a post on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it as spam and then delete it.
The scammers behind the post may change the website name and the coupon dollar amount.
The Fake Target Coupon Post and Website
Get a $100 Target Coupon
Target Coupons Giveaway
Target is giving away $100 in Coupons! Get Yours now!
Complete these TWO steps below to get Your $100 Target Coupon!
1) Step 1, Share
2) Add a comment below, for example:"Thanks Target!" to get Your Coupon
By liking,commenting on and sharing this scam, you are only helping to spread it to other Facebook users and making the scammers responsible for this, earn money. Scammers earn money when they make a 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, commented on, or shared this scam, please unlike, remove your comment and 'unshare' it.
Also, they may ask you to complete surveys in order to receive your gift card. But, it doesn't matter how much surveys you complete, you will never receive any Target gift cards. The scammers, on the other hand, will get paid for each competed survey.
Click here for instructions on how to remove things you have already posted on Facebook.
Also, if the scam appears on your Facebook Timeline or Wall, please report it to Facebook and remove it.
If you have noticed or told my your friends that you are posting this scam or others, on their Facebook Walls or Timelines, please click here to remove unwanted or malicious applications from your Facebook account that maybe posting information on your behalf.
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