Facebook Scam - "Southwest Airline Giving Away 25000 Airline Tickets to Families"
April 23, 2015
March 31, 2015
The Facebook post and pages below: "We decide to celebrate this occasion by giving away 25,000 airline tickets to families all across Social Media," are a scam. Thousands of Facebook users are being tricked into "liking", sharing or commenting on the fake Southwest Airlines Facebook pages hosting the post, which claims that Southwest is giving away the tickets. Facebook users are advised not to follow the instructions in the post or on the fake Facebook webpages.
Please continue reading below.
Facebook users who have received the fake post below on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, are ask to report it as spam or delete it. And, are ask to 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
This month we are celebrating 10 year of being first company to provide most amazing service worldwide.
We decide to celebrate this occasion by giving away 25,000 airline tickets to families all across Social Media. Our aim is to bring 25,000 smiles .to participate you will have to follow each step below and Qualify.
(PLEASE DO NOT SKIP ANY STEP FOR SUCCESSFUL PARTICIPATION)
To Get your Tickets, complete the Steps given below:
Step 1. Please join this Event.
Step 2.invite your friends to event
Invite 200 friends for 2 tickets
Invite all friends for 4 tickets
Step 3 : Write "Thank you for tickets" in the comments below to show your appreciation.
*Note: Please provide your Name and shipping address to receive tickets on link in the first post
All tickets will be sent within 4 business days
The fake Southwest Airlines Facebook pages are located at:
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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