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Facebook Scammers are Asking Users to Wish Disfigured or So-called Ugly People Happy Birthday

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Facebook Scammers are Asking Users to Wish Disfigured or So-called Ugly People Happy Birthday

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Beware of Facebook scammers who are posting pictures of disfigured people, people with disabilities, or so-called ugly people on Facebook, to trick Facebook users into commenting on them by wishing the same people a happy birthday in order to make the posts popular. This type of activity is a Like-Farming scam, and the pictures in them are being used without the owners' consent. The heartless and deceitful scammers are tricking Facebook users into commenting on the posts containing the pictures, are only taking advantage of caring Facebook users, who think they are helping out, by playing with their consciences.

Scammers use the posts to gather up potential victims. Once they have enought Facebook users, they will start sending them spam (unsolicited messages) with links that will take potential victims to phishing websites that will steal their information, or malicious links that will take them to dangerous websites that will infect their computers with Spyware or Trojan horse. The scammers may also send fraudulent messages claiming that their potential victims are so-called lottery winners and they need to send money in order to claim their prizes.

Facebook users who have already commented on Facebook posts mentioned above that they are not able to determine the legitimacy of, can click here for instructions on how to remove those posts from their Facebook Wall and Timeline.

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Facebook Scammers are Asking Users to Wish Disfigured or So-called Ugly People Happy Birthday