Scammers take advantage of death of Steve Jobs - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Scammers take advantage of death of Steve Jobs

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- The Better Business Bureau says scammers are taking advantage of the death of Steve Jobs.

One scam claimed that a company was giving out 50 iPads in his honor.  The link took people to an online survey.  No one was giving out free iPads.

That link has since been taken down, but thousands of people had already clicked on it.

The BBB warns people to stay away from offers that look questionable or seem too good to be true.  Besides raising their number of page views, the scammers can also spread malware and gather personal information.

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