Scam Type

Phishing Scam

Business Name Used

Meta ad / Impostor

Date Reported

Aug 23, 2022

Victim Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost


Scam Description

An email claimed to be metas ad department. Said My business committed a copyright violation
Then had me identify myself and the log into Facebook. Then it sent thumbnails of images saying my videos violated community standards. I clicked on and it was child pornography. Did not watch thesecond thumbnail. I turned it off as soon as I saw what it was and called the police and fbi. I googled the wording of the email and found reports of this happening to others. Its A phishing scam.