Facebook Inc (FB) Scammers Create Fake Tribute Pages For MH17 Victims

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Facebook Inc (FB) Scammers Create Fake Tribute Pages For MH17 Victims
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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was latest hit by scammers, who set up fake Facebook profiles using the identities of Malaysia Airlines flight victims along with the claims that credit-cards of the deceased might have been stolen. The online scammers misused the names and photos of Australian MH17 plane crash victims to open a fake tribute page to increase traffic to an unknown external website.

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Those, victims whose photos were used by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) scammers include young Perth siblings Otis, Evie and Mo Maslin, Canberra woman Liliane Derden and Fatima Dyczynski, a German who was on the flight. There were victims from the other countries such as US, British-born Kiwi Rob Ayley, Malaysia Airlines pilot Eugene Choo Jin Leong and Richard Mayne, Ben Pocock and Liam Sweeney from the UK.

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