Not only do you put yourself at risk by falling for them, you put your Facebook friends at risk as well.
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Facebook has been targeted by a surge of Facebook spam claiming to give away free products for those who join a Facebook Event.
How to avoid these scams, whilst many brands do promote via competitions on Facebook, these are performed on the official Facebook Pages of the respective brand, not on newly-created Facebook Events.