Social media has become the new norm for catching up with friends and family members, or even making new friends. Unfortunately, scammers have caught up with that.

The scam works when a victim scrolling through Facebook, a message pops up in Facebook Messenger. It’s your friend, family member, or neighbor. At least it “looks” like them because the profile picture matches.

Marjorie Stephens is president and CEO of the BBB serving Northern Indiana.

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