Beware of Range Rover 2017 Facebook Giveaway Scams Created by Cybercriminals
January 20, 2017
The Facebook post below, which claims that Land Rover is giving away a 2017 Range Rover to celebrate the new version of the luxury Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), is another Facebook phishing scam. The phishing scam, which is just one of the many created by cybercriminals, is an attempt to trick Facebook users into liking a Facebook post, by claiming that they have a chance to win the luxury SUV 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.
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The "Range Rover 2017" Facebook Scam
We are giving away a range rover for our Facebook fans in order to celebrate our version range Rover 2017. We're going to choose a person completely at random on 25 January 2017 and the winner will be posted here. This is the first time in history on Facebook, and you can be the winner if you do the following steps: 3
Step 1-Dale (I like to this page ✔️
Step 2-(share the image ✔️
Step 3-(comment the desired color gray, White, black ✔️
Remember that if you shared the photo and didn't (like) to the page, you won't be participating ne the draw.
Thanks to the agency of cars land range rover for giving us this beautiful car to give it away to one of you.
Remember, liking or sharing this post or page WILL NOT give you a chance to win a 2017 Range Rover . 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.
And, to determine if a Range Rover giveaway is legitimate, please go to their legitimate Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/landrover and ask.
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