Did you stumble on the Facebook Ad offering jack skellington animatronics decorations for $39.99? If Yes, you need to read this review.
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6 ft Jack Skellington Animatronics on Facebook
An Ad making the rounds on Facebook claims to sell the above item for a discount price of $39.99. While this looks tempting, this offer has been classified as a bait and switch scam.
Victims of this scam receive a a small unlicensed soft toy instead of the giant jack skellington advertised. This can be seen in the image below –
The jack skellington animatronics is produced by spirit Halloween and the real price is $259.99 . Currently it is sold out, and any other store claiming to sell it would send a smaller soft toy instead.
Beware of these fake stores selling jack skellington animatronics-
They’re among a popular Halloween season scam run by Vankin Ltd, a UK shell company scamming for Hong Kong based scam syndicate Hawi Ltd.
Wendy is an Entry-Level Security Analyst who's passionate about cybersecurity and dedicated to protecting people and organizations from emerging threats.
She has spent the past ten years writing articles that reveal the alarming rise of online scams, fake products, and misleading advertising. In 2019, she left her role as a Threat Alert writer and founded SabiReviews. With more Cybersecurity certifications bagged, she knows her purpose; To educate the public about cybercrimes, to provide genuine reviews about services and products, and to stop cyber crimes.