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Here we have what appears to be a scam on Facebook.

It’s a popular one too, with 70,706 people smacking the “Like” button as if their lives (and free points) depended on it.

Of course, popularity doesn’t mean it works. Here are some satisfied customers, and by “satisfied” I mean “absolutely furious”:

Whoops.

Shall we take a look? The site where all the action takes place is xbox360pointsonline(dot)blogspot(dot)com.

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Yes, “follow the steps” and get your 4,000 XBox Live points. You can probably guess where this one is going.

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As you can see from the happy customers above, nobody actually seems to be getting their free points. Meanwhile lots of profiles start to fill up with this as the Like / Share rampage continues:

Given that the average price of 4,000 Microsoft points is about £35, it’s unlikely that Random Survey Man is going to be making enough money to scatter those points around like confetti.

Do yourself a favour and pass this one by.

Christopher Boyd


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