Moderator Note: Please check this list before-hand and refrain from posting freebies from any sites or companies on this page. This is to protect users from any potential scams, safety is of the upmost importance. Please use your best judgement when posting a freebie, even if it is not on this list. Any posts containing sites, links or freebies list on this page will be removed.
This is an organized list of scam, phishing, and address harvesting sites. These websites are mostly all Fraudulent and are known to do some (if not all of the following):
Distribute your private information without your consent
Cause your computer to acquire large amounts of spyware/virus/etc
Not provide a genuine free sample or service
The Wall of Shame:
This list contains a list of bogus freebies that will never arrive. Do Not post freebies from any of these sites please. If you are aware of anymore sites that need to be added, please PM a Moderator with further information.
In addition to the list below please check the following site as well. The sites from here will be added to the main list when moderators have time to do so. In the mean time just use the link (ctrl + f on the keyboard will enable you to do a search in a matter of seconds):
flaverco.com Added on 5/31
With many companies increasing their usage of facebook pages and apps to promote their products and give consumers free samples, offers, discounts and coupons, So is the amount of scam pages. Always be wary and read comments before filling in your info, check it is the official page, and see how new the page is
facebook.com/PrestosPizza - Busted, click for more info
Offers from the following companies:
Examples of their Scam offers:
20-25$ Gift Cards from Wal-mart, Kroger, 7-eleven
Sample of Clorox Toilet Cleaner
Bottle of X14 Bathroom Cleaner
N.A. Whair Gift Basket
LimeLine Free Apron
Free Sample of Garnier Fructus Shampoo: Sleek and Shine 5 fl oz.
Free Godiva Truffles
Advice on Avoiding, Preventing and Protecting yourself from these scams:
How to spot them
6 Ways to Avoid Fake Freebies
Avoiding Viruses and Scams
AVG Antivirus Security (Free Trials available)
And remember, use your COMMON SENSE! If it's too good to be true, then it probably is!
Updated by Shelbinator February 2015