The Facebook post below: "We are giving away 1 Mini Cooper Countryman S 2016," is another Facebook phishing scam. The phishing scam is an attempt to trick Facebook users into liking a Facebook post, by claiming that they have a chance to win a Mini Cooper Countryman S 2016 that is being given away. But, the scam is used to gather up the scammers' potential victims, by getting them to like, share or comment on the fake post or page. Once the scammers have gather up their potential victims, they will start sending them fake friend requests. Once the potential victims have accepted the fake requests, the scammers will start sending them malicious posts with links that download malware that infect their computers with viruses / spyware / ransomware, or links that will take them to fake or phishing websites that will steal their online account credentials and personal information.
The "Mini Cooper Countryman S 2016" Facebook Giveaway Scam
We are giving away 1 Mini Cooper Countryman S 2016. The winner is completely random.
How to participate :
Step 1) Like this Page Mini Club
Step 2) Share on your wall (Very important)
Step 3) Comment which color you want
The winners will be messaged on public
Good Luck to all participants !
Remember, liking or sharing this post or page WILL NOT give you a chance to win a Mini Cooper Countryman. Also, scammers have created hundreds of these scams to trick Facebook users into 'liking', sharing or commenting on a Facebook page or post, which will help make the page popular. Once the page is popular, these scammers will sell it to online marketers, other scammers or cybercriminals, who may send spam to all the persons who have "liked", shared or commented on the Facebook page or post.
Beware of Facebook pages or posts that ask you to share, like or comment on them, in order to receive some form of prize, offer or gift. If you have already shared, “liked” or commented on this scam, please click here for instructions on how to remove these Facebook actions. This will help stop this scam from spreading to other Facebook users.
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