Facebook Scam - "SW Rewards - Get 2 Southwest Tickets"
March 24, 2015
The Facebook post below: "SW Rewards Get 2 Southwest Tickets," is a scam. Thousands of Facebook users are being tricked into "liking", sharing or commenting on the fake Southwest Airlines Facebook page hosting the post, which claims that Southwest is giving away 2 tickets. Facebook users are advised not to follow the instructions in the post or visit the link in the post that goes to a fake promotional website or a website offering fake gifts.
Please continue reading below.
If you have received the fake post below on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it as spam or delete it. And, always check with Southwest Airlines Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/Southwest to verify the authenticity of a promotion.
The Fake Southwest Airlines Post and Page
To Celebrate the Coming of Summer Get 2 Southwest Tickets!
To Get your Tickets, complete the tasks given below:
Task #1. Press "Join" button at the top of the page.
Task #2. Once you join, you will see 'Invite Friends' button, Click the button and select a minimum amount of 1OO friends to claim your Tickets.
Get Business Select Tickets if you invite more friends!
Invite 1OO friends And Get 1 Ticket (Economy)
Invite 2OO friends And Get 2 Tickets (Economy)
Invite 3OO friends And Get 1 Ticket (Business Select)
Invite 4OO friends And Get 2 Tickets (Business Select)
Note : Continuously press TAB & SPACE button to quickly select your friends.
Task #3 : Write "I Love Summer" in the comments below to show your appreciation.
After confirming you completed the First Two Steps See Instantly if you qualify!
Go Here http://goo .gl/jN82UO
*Note: You MUST complete all the steps or your Tickets will not be valid.
The link in the post will take Facebook users to the following fake Southwest Airline website:
By liking,commenting on and sharing the 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 or shared this scam, please unlike and unshare it.
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