Never click links in phishing emails.
Scammers were creating as many Facebook pages and websites as they could to make Google search results appear as if McEntire endorsed the products. She did not.
Scammers set their sights on using Reba McEntire's image and likeness in misleading clickbait ads to pretend as if she endorsed CBD and keto gummies.
Social media users reported receiving an email from Apple about iTunes Connect that said, "Correct your banking details to receive payments."
Never click links in spammy-looking text messages that claim to come from financial institutions such as Chase, Citibank, or Wells Fargo.
If a potential buyer asks a car seller to visit a specific and unfamiliar website in order to obtain a vehicle history report, it's likely a scam.
We strongly advise against clicking links in emails and texts that seem suspicious, as they often can lead to phishing scams.
According to email messages posted on Twitter, Amazon was hosting the special sweepstakes around "Prime Day," an annual sale by the e-commerce giant.
A woman who admitted her role in a scam that raised $400,000 using a fake story about a homeless man received a one-year prison sentence in federal court.
We advise readers never to click links in these kinds of emails, since they often lead to phishing attempts.
KFC is giving away chicken bucket vouchers to customers who share a Facebook post before July 20.
Here's everything we know so far about this scam that advertised Honda and Ryobi portable power generators on Facebook Marketplace.
A retired neurosurgeon expressed this opinion in a journal article, which can be found by searching PubMed on the agency’s site.
The Facebook posts promised $750 prizes in Cash App and used specific wording we've seen before from foreign scammers.
Here's the lowdown on how to figure out if a text message claiming to come from the U.S. Postal Service is real or a scam.
It is apparently worth repeating: Different sized cups hold different amounts of liquid.
We strongly advise against clicking links in text messages from unknown users.
The scammer with the fake name "Melissa Jackson" (@melissa_jacks0n) was allowed by Meta to advertise on Instagram.
The best tip to avoid scams on Facebook is to always look for the official and trustworthy verified badge next to the page name.
A post told users that they would be entered to win by commenting “Done.”
The fake "69th anniversary" and "86th anniversary" free tickets scams on pages named "Southwest Air Fans" spread so quickly and widely on Facebook that Southwest Airlines decided to issue an official statement on a Sunday.
An old Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes phone scam usually asks for taxes and various fees to be paid up front in order to claim a supposed prize.
Always look for the verified badge next to company names on social media.
We're sure that California City, California, is likely a lovely small town. However, it's also often chosen by Facebook scammers as the supposed location of their fake accounts.
There's little evidence to suggest that this app is any more invasive in its collection of user data than other apps.
We received a message from a reader that alerted us to a Facebook scam that claimed to offer deep discounts on Traeger Grills products.
Billionaire philanthropists typically don't make multiple errors in grammar, nor do they ask people to respond to foreign email addresses.
A Facebook post, commented on more than 344,000 times, offers social media users the chance to win a holiday for a family of four to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, if they comment “done” under the post. There are clear indications that this
A post on Facebook, shared over 8,000 times, offers people the chance to win a week-long holiday in Santorini, Greece, if they comment the word “done” under the post. There are several indicators that this claim is too good to be true
We took notice when a handful of "reviews" for a product named Tiger Woods CBD Gummies invaded Google News search results.
Tax scammers have always targeted our hopes and fears — and the COVID-19 pandemic has given them more ammunition than usual.
According to an various websites, famous film actor Keanu Reeves owns a company named Smilz CBD Gummies and endorsed it in a live television interview.
Cadbury said in a statement that the viral post was "not been generated by us" and that consumers should not "interact or share personal information through the post."
Facebook ads on a page designed to resemble Crypto.com used the war in Ukraine to try to scam users out of donations.
We looked into the origins of several mailers that appeared to indicate a parcel was on hold at a mail facility.
Readers should avoid clicking any links in messages like these that don't come from official company email addresses.
Viral Facebook posts on multiple pages and profiles claimed to offer a "meal for two with drinks voucher offer for everyone!"
This scam looked awfully familiar.
We busted another crypto scam after the people behind it accidentally revealed themselves to our reporters in our Facebook page's comments.
There are countless "exclusive reward," "free coupon," and "free product" scams on social media. Here's how to recognize them and avoid trouble.