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Free Alienware M18x – Facebook Survey Scam

16
Dec
2012

Scam Message: Free Alienware M18x – alienwaregiveaway.com

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Scam Type: Survey Scam

Trending: December 2012

Why it’s a Scam:

Clicking the scam link to alienwaregiveaway.com loads the following page:

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This page requests visitors to select one of the two Alienware laptops. After an image is selected, users will be presented with the following survey scam:

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How to Deal with the Scam:

The Facebook Page running this scam has almost obtained 85,000 likes! You can report this page as scam/spam to help get it shut down before other people are tricked:

http://www.facebook.com/AlienwareM18x


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If you completed any of the surveys, then be on heightened alert for identity theft attempts, and be prepared for a deluge of junk mail. If you submitted your cell phone, then contact your carrier. You don’t want to be on the hook for any bogus charges coming through.

If you or your Facebook friends are falling for tricks like this, it’s time to get yourself informed of the latest threats. Be sure to join the Facecrooks page on Facebook to be kept informed of the latest security issues.

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