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Review: The latest Facebook scams to watch out for

Scams on the web seem to never go away. The latest scams or rumors on Facebook increase as the company continues to add users at home and around the world.
In the Media by Anthony Carranza - 3 comments

Facebook scam promises free $100 McDonald's gift card

Another survey scam has recently surfaced on Facebook and is making the rounds across the network. The scam promises users a free $100 McDonald's gift card.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 1 comment

Facebook 'account cancellation' scam surfaces

In what's been a big week for Facebook with many changes, most prominently the company's highly anticipated IPO debut. That being said, some things haven't changed, as a new Facebook scam has surfaced.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 4 comments

Facebook scam lures users with fake Bieber sex video

Another fake video scam is making the rounds on Facebook. This week's attempts to exploit the social network's massive membership is yet another celebrity-related scam.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl

Wisconsin woman charged with theft over fake Facebook stock

Oshkosh - An Oshkosh woman has been charged with 31 counts of theft, forgery and making misleading statements after she sold fake stock in Facebook.
In the Media by Carol Finch

Facebook video scam claims U.S. attack on Iran and Saudi Arabia

A new scam is making the rounds on Facebook, reports one security company. Not unlike previous scams, this one uses the lure of an attention grabbing "breaking news" story in order to try and snare victims.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 1 comment

Spammers claim Facebook giveaway of free iPads and iPhones

Is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg really giving away free Apple products? According to an email circulating around the Internet, he is.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl

New scam targets 'haters' of new Facebook Timeline

Recently Facebook unveiled its controversial Timeline feature and, perhaps not surprisingly, a new scam has surfaced on the social network that banks on the fact people often do not respond well to change.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 5 comments

Lottery scams surface on Facebook

Scams on Facebook have become a routine part of life for the network's users. It is not uncommon to see various types of 'sensationalist' frauds surface on the network.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 4 comments

Scam shared on Facebook exploits the death of Steve Jobs

Just hours after the death of Steve Jobs had been announced, scammers had already set up a page on Facebook and attracted hundreds of 'likes' and comments.
In the Media by Jane Fazackarley
 

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