Scam Alert – “WARNING: Announcement From FACEB00K Verification Team” trends on Facebook
There’s a new spam scam trending on facebook since late May. It says: “WARNING : Announcement From FACEB00K Verification Team. All Profiles Must Be Verified Before 10th June 2012.
To Avoid Scams and Scams Under SOPA ACT. The Unverfied Accounts Will Be Terminated. Verfiy Your Accounts By Below Steps.”
How to Deal with the Scam:
If you did make the mistake of installing the rogue application you are now spamming the very same spam message to your friends. Clean-up your newsfeed and profile to remove references to the scam. (click the “x” in the top right hand corner of the post).
You also need to remove the app from your Facebook account. Click the down triangle—>Account Settings—>Apps to remove this and other rogue applications.
If you or your friends are affected with this, kindly share this article and inform how to deal this scam.