The "Get 5 Free Tickets of any Movie at Vue Cinemas" Promotion is a Facebook Scam
August 7, 2016
Recipients of the fake Vue Cinemas post below, which claims that they can get 5 free tickets for any movie at Vue Cinemas to celebrate their 15th anniversary, is a scam sent by cybercriminals. Please be alerted that the "5 free ticket" giveaway is not an official promotion or offer from Vue Cinemas. Vue Cinemas customers should exercise caution before clicking on links and sharing their personal information online. The Vue Cinemas Facebook scam is currently located at the following fraudulent website: "www.vuecinemas.com- freecinema.com," but may appear on other websites, as soon as the current website is discovered and taken down.
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The "Get 5 Free Tickets of any Movie at Vue Cinemas" Facebook Scam
Get 5 FREE Tickets of any Movie at VUE CINEMAS to celebrate 15th Anniversary!;
The Vue Cinemas scam was created by cyber-criminals to steal their victims’ personal information and trick them into sharing the same scam with their friends, by claiming that the potential victims need to do so in order to receive the so-called 5 free tickets. But, sharing the scam will only spread it to other potential victims, which is what the cyber-criminals behind the scam want.
The scam may also take victims to dangerous websites, where their computers may get infected with a virus, Trojan horse or some other malware. So, this is why it is important to take precaution before clicking on links in email messages or on social media websites.
Also, internet users who have already submitted their personal information on the fake Vue Cinemas website will receive spam and malicious email messages, which will attempt to trick them into sending their money, in order to receive some form of prize, or infect their computers with viruses, Trojan horse or other malicious and fake software.
Remember, to tell if Vue Cinemas vouchers, coupons, gift cards or a promotions are authentic, please ask them at their legitimate Facebook page located at:
Facebook users, who have already shared the fake Vue Cinemas coupon/voucher offer, may click here for instructions on how to remove things they have already posted on Facebook. Also, if the scam appears on their Facebook Timeline or Wall, they can report it to Facebook as spam.
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