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    'Never Ever Drink Coca' Video Survey Scam

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    'WhatsApp in Blue' Survey Scam

    'WhatsApp in Blue' Survey Scam

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    Giant Girl with Teacher Image

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    8 Misleading Messages About Food and Health

    8 Misleading Messages About Food and Health

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    Google 'Email Electronics Sweepstakes' Advance Fee Scam

    Google 'Email Electronics Sweepstakes' Advance Fee Scam

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    Five Malware Threats

    5 Current Malware Emails To Watch Out For

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    According to a Facebook Page that calls itself 'Tesco Game' and features the Tesco logo, you can win a £500 Tesco voucher just by sharing a post from the Page.

    'Tesco Game' £500 Voucher Giveaway Facebook Scam

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    Facebook is a perfect venue for scammers to distribute their malicious messages and find new victims. Here are five current Facebook scams to watch out for.

    5 Current Facebook Scams To Watch Out For

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    Widely circulated message recommends covering burns with plain flour as a first aid treatment. But,the remedy described in the message is not an effective treatment for burns and may actually make matters worse.

    Spurious First Aid Advice - Flour For Treatment of Burns

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    According to this message, your email address has been randomly selected to receive a cash donation of 1 million British pounds courtesy of EuroMillions lottery winners Richard and Angela Maxwell.

    Scammers Use Names of Lottery Winners Richard and Angela Maxwell

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    Message being distributed on Facebook claims that, just by sharing and liking, you can win a 'goody bag' containing 5 first class tickets for a Carnival cruise along with $2000 and a Carnival t-shirt.

    Carnival Cruises 'Goody Bags' Giveaway Like-Farming Scam

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    According to this circulating report, a Norwegian woman has given birth to a baby elephant. The report claims that, after the 'half-human/half-elephant hybrid' baby was born, millions of Hindus began a pilgrimage to 'Norwegia' to see the child.

    Fake-News: 'Woman Gives Birth to a Baby Elephant'

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    Circulating fake news report claims that America's FDA has approved the release of anaesthetic dart guns designed to calm children with ADHD.

    Fake-News: 'FDA Approves Tranquilizing Darts for Children'

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    According to this email, which purports to be from American Express, the company has recently received a request to change the phone number listed on your account.

    American Express 'Request to Change Phone Number' Phishing Email

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    Know Who Viewed Your Profile Scam

    'Know Who Viewed Your Profile' Facebook Scam

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    Fake News Story - 'I KILLED MARILYN MONROE'

    Fake-News: 'Retired CIA Agent Confesses to Killing Marilyn Monroe'

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    Astronaut carved on cathedral wall

    Astronaut Carving on Salamanca Cathedral Wall

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    Posts currently being distributed on Facebook claim that you can win a 1970 Dodge Charger just by liking and sharing a post, adding a comment stating what colour car you would like should you win, and liking the Page the post originates from.

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    Like-Farming scam

    Disney World '50th Year Anniversary Ticket Giveaway' Facebook Scam

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    HOAX - Circulating report claims that the US government has hatched a nefarious scheme to secretly implant RFID chips in citizens by hiding the chips in Ebola vaccinations.

    HOAX - 'Ebola Vaccinations to Contain RFID Chips'

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    PHISHING - PayPal 'We've temporarily limited your account ' Email.

    PHISHING - PayPal 'We've temporarily limited your account ' Email

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    The people who create hoaxes and fake-news stories are always quick to capitalise on any highly reported events. And, because it is creating so much fear and concern, Ebola is a perfect vehicle for such hoaxes. Ebola is being widely covered by the mainstream news and is currently front and centre in the public mind. Here we list the current crop of Ebola related hoaxes.

    Current Ebola Related Hoaxes

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    HOAX - Circulating report claims that U2's Bono has likely contracted the Ebola virus after caring for a dying Liberian man.

    HOAX - 'U2's Bono Has Ebola'

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    'Crabzilla'- Giant Crab Hoax Image Has Internet Abuzz A circulating aerial image appears to depict a gigantic crab lurking just off the coast of Whitstable in the UK.

    'Crabzilla'- Giant Crab Hoax Image Has Internet Abuzz

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    Hoax Message Claims Giant Ghatotkacha Skeleton Unearthed in India

    Hoax Message Claims Giant Ghatotkacha Skeleton Unearthed in India

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