Survey Scam

Free Costco Gift Card for all Facebook users? Scam spreads quickly

It would cost Costco $80 billion to give everyone on Facebook a $100 gift card. Do you still think the link can be trusted, or have you twigged that it’s just another Facebook survey scam?


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Sorry, that free $200 JB Hi Fi Voucher is just a Facebook scam

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, it seems Facebook scammers are eager to take advantage of users desperate for a bargain.


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Justin Bieber stabbed by a crazed fan? It’s a Facebook scam

Facebook scammers are claiming that Justin Bieber has been stabbed in an attempt to trick concerned fans into clicking on a link which will earn them money.


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Girl killed herself on Halloween scam spreads quickly on Facebook

Scammers have put a new spin on an old Facebook scam, claiming that a girl killed herself on Halloween after her father posted a message on her wall.


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Shop for free at Tesco? Beware – it’s another Facebook gift card scam

It is Tesco’s turn to find its brand being abused by Facebook scammers, pretending that they have gift cards and vouchers for free shopping at the popular British supermarket.


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Jeremy Kyle gets attacked by a chav – Facebook scam spreads quickly

Jeremy Kyle, the UK’s answer to Jerry Springer, is the subject of a fast-spreading Facebook scam that claims he was “attacked by a chav”.

Don’t be a dumbo, don’t click on the links as you’ll only be sharing the scams with your Facebook friends.


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There are NO free iPads / iPhones in memory of Steve Jobs

Repeat after me – Apple is not giving away any free iPads, iPhones or MacBooks in memory of Steve Jobs.

Nevertheless, Steve Jobs scams claiming to offer free hardware are flourishing on Facebook.


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Steve Jobs death exploited by Facebook scammers

It’s impossible to express how sad many people in the technology world feel at the news of the death of Steve Jobs.

Sickeningly, scammers were waiting to take advantage of the bad news.


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Two free Southwest Airlines Tickets? Don’t be scammed on Facebook!

If they are being given away for free, who wouldn’t want two tickets to any destination in the United States?

That’s just the kind of thinking which can make you fall for a Facebook scam..


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Lady Gaga is still not dead – stop falling for Facebook scams

Once again, Facebook users are duped into believing that Lady Gaga has been found dead in a hotel bedroom.

You would think that the scammers would show a little more imagination – rather than using the same disguises time and time again. But, hey, if the scam is working for them – why change it?


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Man in wheelchair falls down elevator shaft – Facebook clickjacking scam

A shocking video of a man in a wheelchair falling down an elevator shaft? Is that really what you want to watch?

Well, if it is, then you’re just the kind of person that a newly-discovered Facebook scam is looking for.


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Nicole’s baby kicking video is a Facebook scam

A video of baby kicking inside his mother’s pregnant belly is the latest lure being used by Facebook scammers.

It’s un-belly-ievable..


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Facebook birthday T-shirt scam steals secret mobile email addresses

Facebook scams are getting sneakier – with the latest attack using the lure of a free T-shirt celebrating Facebook’s birthday in an attempt to steal the secret backdoor key to your account.


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iPhone 5 giveaways on Facebook – a scam or what?

iPhone 5 giveaways are flourishing on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet.

But how can you tell the scams from genuine offers? We help you decide, with some mathematics.


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Hurricane Irene clickjacking scam on Facebook

States in the USA, such as Vermont and New Jersey, are continuing to deal with heavy flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

And we weren’t surprised to find internet scammers attempting to profit from other people’s misery.


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Twitter typosquatting site hopes to make money from your cellphone

It’s Twitter not Twtter.

But even the best of us can make a typo, leading to potential costly consequences.


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