Teen Blackmail and More Scams on Facebook

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Scammers leveraging Facebook users’ accounts and their social graphs had started off the new year with a bang, when they began hacking into accounts and using Facebook chat to solicit friends for money. These scammers are getting more aggressive in the past few days, taking to status updates feigning distress (typically in London) in order to reach out to multiple friends at once and using private messages and chat to follow up with those friends that fall for the ploy.

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