A few days back, one of the most inane and violent scams – Brother Rapes and Kills His Sister was spreading on Facebook. A similar Facebook scam that is now underway, promises to show a video of a girl being raped by her teacher. The Facebook scam titled – “OMFG: A girl raped by her teacher in the classroomâ€¦” with a “explicit content” warning message as its description.
When you click on the link provided in the scam message, your Facebook account will be click-jacked and like-jacked, which will allow the message to automatically post and likeon your Facebook wall without your knowledge.
The scam will take you to a web page that asks you to verify your age before you can view the video. The web page asks you to click the “Jaa” button twice in order to verify that you are older than 13 years of age.
Once you have clicked on the “Play Video” button, your account will be click-jacked and like-jacked, after which you will be asked to complete a survey before you can watch the video.
There are alternate versions of this scam with different titles that read -
WOOOW: A girl raped by her teacher in the classroom …
INCREDIBLE: A girl raped by her teacher in the classroom …
Facebook users are always curious to watch such videos, and hence scammers take full advantage of this by creating scam messages with keywords like girl raped, wardrobe malfunction, committed suicide, exposing breastsand so on. Users fall for this trap and become victims of clickjacking and likejacking on Facebook, which will ask users to complete a survey and lead them to a scam website.
Scammers usually create scams like this in order to drive traffic to their websites or to earn money. For every survey completed, the scammer earns money as commission. It is always advised that you avoid such scams messages that contains keywords/phrases that makes you curious.
It is recommended that you DO NOT click on such links or scam messages on Facebook. If you come across this scam message, please delete/remove the scam from your Facebook news feed immediately. Alternately, you can report the scam to Facebook Security.
Here is an article about Avoiding Facebook Likejacking and Clickjacking scams. We have also complied a list of Most Actively Spreading Scams on Facebook on Facebook for you to look through and avoid.