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The other day we once again exposed this fake Patriots ticket giveaway on a Facebook page called New England Patriots Nation, which was pretending to be some sort of official Pats fan page. The scam is simple – they pretend to give away really expensive tickets, as well as gift cards and drink packages, by having a raffle. You get tickets in this raffle if you tag people, more tickets if you share it, and even more tickets if you buy one of their crappy $20 Patriots t-shirts. Except they would have no way to know who shared their posts, and the whole thing was just a gimmick to get you to buy t-shirts.
Well, we encouraged turtle riders to report the site for fraud and by the end of the day it was gone completely from Facebook. Then this guy showed up on our Facebook page:
Oh man, I feel dumb now. Fernando Santos was given $2,000 ticket packages by….someone….because they couldn’t go to the game, and then Ferendo acted as the ticket broker who “recouped the face value” for the people who couldn’t make the game. Sure, that makes no sense whatsoever, and the ticket owners could just sell them online, but instead they went to Fernando the ratchet slum boy from Sao Paulo.
I have no idea if this is really the kid who runs the page, but he quickly made his way over to us after we went hard at that page all day. Either way, this is what we do at Turtleboy – we expose scams and get them shut down. So for all you idiots that bought a t-shirt so you could get extra tickets in a non-existent raffle, make sure you’re following Turtleboy in the future so you don’t get scammed again.