Social Media Scams


VOUCHER SCAM: Supermarkets are giving away vouchers for sharing links.

While for many it’s almost the time of the year for merriment and spending money on Christmas, for some it’s also the season to scam others. This week’s featured scam involves one that seems to rear its head every so often- the old favourite, the one to win a high value supermarket voucher. There’s several examples of this scam doing the rounds, but the example we’re going to talk you through is one titled...

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Facebook Scam: Share to Win a High Value Prize

We’ve all seen it. A Facebook Scam that looks like it’s from a real page telling us that all you need to do to be in with a chance of winning a high value prize (such as a car or a holiday) is comment and share on a page. More recently, these posts will mention one of these things. If it’s a holiday it’s likely to be accompanied with a claim that “it’s a...