Facebook Scam: I’m Stranded In London. Send Money!

From DarkReading (Gadi Evron)

Facebook users are facing a new threat, 419 scams in chat form, masquerading as friends.
I know because it just happened to me (think: 419 scam). An “acquaintance” sent me a message using Facebook chat that said, “Hi.” Easy enough. I replied in kind. Then she told me a horror story of being held at gunpoint and stranded in London.  Read the full story [darkreading.com]

From DarkReading (Gadi Evron)

Facebook users are facing a new threat, 419 scams in chat form, masquerading as friends.

I know because it just happened to me (think: 419 scam). An “acquaintance” sent me a message using Facebook chat that said, “Hi.” Easy enough. I replied in kind. Then she told me a horror story of being held at gunpoint and stranded in London.  Read the full story [darkreading.com]

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