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Facebook – $100 Starbuck scam circulating

Please be careful as several scams are actively circulating.  When it seems to good too be true, it always is.

Facebook – $100 Starbuck scam circulating http://facecrooks.com/Scam-Watch/receive-100-starbucks-gift-card-for-free-official-facebook-scam.html

Scam Type: Bogus Offer, Fake Event, Survey Scam

Trending: June 2012

Why it’s a Scam:  The scam is spreading via Facebook Event invitations. If you notice the directions shown above, victims of this scam think they will receive more vouchers based on the number of friends they invite. Step 3 requires users to click on a blogspot URL. This should be a red flag. For one thing, why would Starbucks use Blogspot to run a promotion, and you should also be aware of the fact that a lot of scams are hosted on Blogspot as well. Here we see a very polished and nice Starbucks graphic, but don’t let the good looks fool you.

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