Every trick in the (Face)book: Scammers use social media to swindle money, targeting younger victims
January 19, 2017
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- As communication increases with technology, scams are evolving, increasing in magnitude and allowing con artists to work behind a veil.
Their latest mask? Facebook.
A Detroit Lakes resident nearly fell victim to a Facebook scam on Monday, when she received a friend request from her neighbor—which she thought odd, considering she was already Facebook friends with her neighbor.