A false rumor that Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey are giving away 4,000 Walmart gift cards came from a Facebook account that’s not affiliated with the celebrities.
A fake Costco coupon for $41 off a $50 purchase began circulating on Facebook in October 2017.
A story about a 14 year old boy shot six times by his stepfather on Facebook is an example of a sick child hoax used by scammers.
Some vendors of eclipse glasses made false claims about the safety benefits of their products in the lead up to the total solar eclipse in August 2017.
There’s not enough info to determine if a phantom item showing up on Walmart receipts as jajket 000000000001K bills customers for $10 for nothing.
A fake offer for 5,000 Kroger fuel points that surfaced on social media in July 2017 is part of a like-farming scam.
False claims that Delta Airlines was giving away free tickets from July 2017 were part of a survey scam and should not be trusted.
A bogus offer for a $50 Lowe’s Home Improvement Mother’s Day coupon offer is actually a survey scam that aims to steal people’s personal information.
Dunkin Donuts is not giving away a free box of donuts (a dozen) to celebrate its anniversary, scammers are using the fake offer to lure victims.
There haven’t been any confirmed reports of predators using shirts on windshields for bait, but police advise the public to stay vigilant.