Fun with Facebook Scammers

  So today, I was waiting in line for our company Christmas lunch, and I got a friend request on Facebook. I knew the person, and accepted, and immediately got a message from them in my inbox. They said, “How are you doing”, and I told them I was going, and then I suddenly remembered, that I was already friends with this person. I checked my friends list and sure enough 2 accounts from the same person with the exact same picture. At that point i pretty much knew it was a scam, and this was a fake account. Of course since I had about a 30 minute wait in line before we could be seated, I figured I’d go ahead and play their game for a while. 🙂 They asked me if I’d heard about the great news about Facebook giving away money to users. I of course acted surprised. Next they told me how they had actually been selected and gotten 90,000.00 dollars delivered by UPS to their doorstep and they managed to look at the list, and saw my name was on it too, and asked if I’d already been contacted by a Facebook Agent yet. I told them how much I really needed that money and no, no one from Facebook had contacted me, but I really really needed that money!!!! So they told me...

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