Six Flags ticket scam circulating

    Scam added to the link image circulating on social media sites.

    Scam added to the link image circulating on social media sites.

    Don’t fall for it.

    A coupon purporting to offer free admission for four adults at the Six Flags amusement park is fake, a company spokesperson said.

    The offer, circulating as a link to an external site, appears to be legitimate, complete with terms and conditions, a bar code, and an expiration date.

    Anyone clicking on the link will see a prompt asking the user to invite a friend through a social media service in order to receive tickets. 

    “Please be on the alert for ticket scams. If an offer sounds too good to be true it usually is,” a posting on the Six Flags Facebook page warned. 

    A similar bogus offer circulated in March 2012, according to Facecrooks.com. The social media watchdog site warned that clicking on such offers could leave a computer vulnerable to attacks. 

    The local Six Flags park, Great Adventure in Jackson, opens on March 23.

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