The list of hoaxes is never complete, as Hoax-Slayer uncovered a phishing scheme that uses Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg as bait, but butchers the spelling of his last name as Zurckerberg.
According to Hoax-Slayer, the following message from Mark Zurckerberg is appearing in Facebook users’ inboxes (unedited):
Dear Facebook user, After reviewing your page activity, it was determined that you were in violation of our Terms of service.Your account might be permanently suspended.
If you think this is a mistake,please verify your account on the link below.This would indicate that your Page does not have a violation on our Terms of Service.
We will immediately review your account activity,and we will notify you again via email.
Verify your account at the link below:
Hoax-Slayer reported that the message is a phishing scheme aimed at obtaining the login information of Facebook users, and those who fall victim and click on the link are directed to a fake Facebook login page that resembles the actual one. After entering their credentials, they are redirected to the actual Facebook help center.
Readers: Have you received any messages in your inboxes from Mark Zurckerberg?
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