COSTCO SCAM: Free $500 Costco Giftcard (limited time only)

Online Investigations - facebook costco scam

First it was Coles, then Woolworths, followed by Bunnings….and now the latest scam circulating around Facebook is claiming to be from Costco.

Operating on Facebook, a link will appear on your newsfeed and encourages whoever clicks on the link to repost the link on their own wall with the added comment “Fantastic, thanks Costco”.

“Free $500 Costco Giftcard (limited time only)

Get your $500 Costco Cash card for free before they are all taken!”

Please be aware that these are a hoax and have no connection to Costco.  Let this also be a reminder to be careful when sharing personal details.

These scams are widely spread on Facebook and are created not to only to go viral, but to also collect your personal details.

All individuals who have seen this message should immediately ignore and delete it.

Have you seen this message or another variation? Please let us know!

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