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Sheriff warns about scam involving Facebook Messenger

Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | Views: 3947

Sheriff warns about scam involving Facebook Messenger
From Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard

Don’t fall for this scam: Scammers using Facebook Messenger to target victims.

In this case, victim told name & number selected by the Federal Government with the assistance of the ‘State Department Of Catalog Of Federal Domestic Assistant’.

Victim was promised tens of thousands of dollars through this program. But, victim would have to pay money up front.

When victim called scammer out, the scammer threatened a visit to the victim’s home & threatened potential harm.

TIPS:
*Don’t engage*
*Don’t give out your personal info*
*Contact us at 225-686-2241 x1 if you’re in this position*