A Facebook post that claims to have a video of a "Black Female First Forced to Strip and then Killed by Public" has turned out to be a Facebook scam.
The description says: "Some thing is definitely out of harmony when we treat our most precious divine gifts like this. Lost for words. Ohhh my god,Where's dis world going? Crazy! What a shame ppl. Hope She may or may not be innocent..according to the story she is a banker alleged to hv invouled in criminal activity in the bank."
The post has a graphic image with a play button over it. A few Twitter users shared the post thinking it was true.
Black female forced to Strip and then Killed by Public!!— MOON♥ (@Nomsa_MOON) May 14, 2014
However, there is no such video and the link directs to a fake page that asks the user to provide it access to their Facebook account before viewing it, thus spreading the scam.
"It is this fake Facebook web page that the scammers want you to "like" or share, which will make it popular. Once the page is popular, these scammers can sell it to online marketers or other scammers. They will also make money from the surveys that are completed by gullible Facebook users who were tricked into completing them," Online Threat Alerts noted.