Beware of "Luxury Rv Valentine’s Day Gift Giveaway" Facebook Scams
February 14, 2017
The Facebook post below, which the owners claim they are giving away 20 luxury Recreational Vehicles(Rv) on Valentine's Day, is one of the many Facebook phishing scams created by cybercriminals, to trick Facebook users into liking, sharing and commenting on them, by claiming that they have a chance to win one of the so-called Rvs that are being given away. Once the scammers have gather up their potential victims via shares, comments, or likes, they will start sending them fake friend requests.
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The "Luxury Rv Valentine’s Day Gift Giveaway" Facebook Scam
Valentine’s Day Gift Giveaway
We are giving 20 Luxury Rv On February 14, 2017
20 Lucky Winners Will Be Announced On February 14st!!
Step 1) Like this post
Step 2) Share on your wall
Step 3) Comment Done
Good Luck to everyone
If the potential victims accept 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.
Remember, liking or sharing the fake luxury Rv posts or pages WILL NOT give you a chance to win one the so-called luxury Rvs. Remember, the posts were created by scammers to trick Facebook users into 'liking', sharing or commenting on Facebook pages or posts, which will help make the pages or posts popular. Once the pages or posts are popular, the 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 pages or posts.
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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