TULSA - The scheme is mainly appearing on Facebook urging people to follow links to claim a free pair of UGG boots.
Those links lead to Facebook look-alike pages where people are asked to "like", "share" with friends and give over personal information.
UGG is not the only name being thrown around. Similar fraudulent offers have used the Toms Shoes name and logo.
These types of "offers" are generally used to mine people's information so it can be packaged and sold to marketers or even crooks looking for people to target.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
The 2NEWS Investigators uncover three brand-new city fire trucks that sat for a year and a half before they were ever put to use. Your tax dollars bought them, at a total price tag of $4.5 million. The 2NEWS Investigators uncover what caused the delay.
An investigation netted the arrest and conviction of 46 men and women in federal and state courts for at least 73 home and vehicle fires that were deliberately set.
A Scripps investigation shows most acts of arson in America go unreported to the federal government, masking a major threat to public safety.
Don't Waste Your Money
The FBI is warning about a new wave of scams known as "ransomeware," because rather than asking you for money they threaten you.
It's a tight race this year to see who can open earliest with the biggest sales on Thanksgiving Day, but some stores are refusing to open during the holiday.
How many times have you tried to call some company for tech support or warranty help and all you can reach is a voice mail tree?