Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.
Previous Next

Beware of Richard "The Old Man" Harrison Death Hoax Like-Farming Scam

Beware of Richard "The Old Man" Harrison Death Hoax Like-Farming Scam

The hoax below, which claims that Richard "The Old Man" Harrison from reality television show "Pawn Stars" on the History Channel has died, is another reason why you should always use popular and reputable news websites as your source of information. Richard "The Old Man" Harrison is NOT dead, and is alive and well. The fake story of Richard Harrison's death originated from a Facebook page called "RIP 'Old Man' Harrison" created by scammers. The fake Facebook page is another like-farming scam used to gather up the scammers' potential victims, by getting them to like, share or comment on the fake Facebook 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.

Therefore, Facebook users who have received posts to the fake Facebook page, should report it to Facebook and never follow the instructions in it.

The Richard "The Old Man" Harrison Death Hoax

Richard "The Old Man" Harrison

Remember, by liking, commenting on, and sharing the scam, you are only helping to spread it to other Facebook users. For Facebook users who have already commented on, liked, or shared the scam, please click here for instructions on how to remove things you have already posted on Facebook.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

If you want to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

Remember to help us, help you, by donating. 🎁Click here to donate

Comments, Questions and Reviews
(Total: 0)

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews. And, when you post a comment or review, we will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users.

 Show More Comments (0)
Write Your Comment, Question or Review
Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.

Your comment, question or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Sign-in.