Beware of "5 Free Cineplex Movie Tickets" Facebook Scam
August 8, 2016
Recipients of fake "5 Free Cineplex Movie Tickets" posts, which claim that they can get 5 free tickets for any movie at Cineplex to celebrate their anniversary, is a scam sent by cybercriminals. Please be alerted that the "5 Free Cineplex Movie Tickets" promotion is not sanctioned by Cineplex. And, Cineplex is currently investigating the situation, however they urge guests to delete the post from their walls, refrain from sharing it and, most of all, refrain from participating.
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The Cineplex ticket scam was created by cyber-criminals to steal their victims’ personal and financial 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 Cineplex 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, online users who were tricked by the Cineplex scam will receive spam and malicious email messages, which will attempt to trick them into visiting phishing websites that steal personal and financial information.
Remember, to tell if Cineplex 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 Cineplex 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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