I'm not 100% sure how this scam works, but you need to know about it.

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I'm not 100% sure what is exactly going on in this scam, but it's important to know:

NEVER send anybody gift cards, money, checks, info, your drivers license picture, or social security number.

EVEN IF IT'S A "FRIEND" on Facebook. If you have a friend contact you through messenger on Facebook (or ANY social media) for help or a great deal you should get in on... CALL THEM! It's very easy for scammers to pretend it's one of your contacts or friends!

A cautionary tale from Mike McKnight at our Channel 6 News Partners WOWT.

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