Monday, 16 July, 2018

Tyler Perry warns fans about Facebook car scam

The Madea actor says posts claiming he's giving away luxury items are fake and warning social media users not to give out their public information Tyler Perry: 'I am not giving anything away on Facebook'
Lora Ball | 12 July, 2018, 07:44

Perry urged everyone to share his real post, to make sure everyone is aware of the scams going around.

Actor/director/writer Tyler Perry warned his Facebook followers that scams claiming he is giving away money are fake and asked them to spread the word. My team has to shut down these things.

'I am not giving away anything on Facebook, ' Tyler insisted.

"There's a new one popping up, do not give your information to these people, do not give them anything", he stressed.

'Do not give them anything.

Perry uploaded a video to his verified Facebook account Tuesday afternoon.

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While Perry admits he gives away a ton of gifts to deserving folks, he's not using the social media platform to promote anything. "I give a lot of things to a lot of people", he continued. "I am not giving away anything".

The fake Facebook profiles claim the media mogul is giving away luxury items, just for sharing his posts.

Tiffany said she was touched by the gesture, and said he purchased her the auto 'out of the kindness of his heart'.

The now-viral video has amassed more than 4.8 million views - with multiple users commenting on the post to thank Perry for his warning.

He says he doesn't know who the scammers are but have to get dozens of pages shut down because of it.

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