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Would You Believe It Is Facebook Groups?

If you belong to any type of a BUY & SELL or DEALS Group on Facebook you are an automatic target for scammers!

Scammers have profiled typical victims to be members of these groups.

You will find them full of scammers targeting their members just like YOU!

Scammers know that the BUY & SELL groups are easy hunting grounds because their members have a predisposition to being fooled – meaning you are looking for fantasies – the best product for almost nothing. Of course, some of these groups offer great value, but it does not change the scammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer.’s view of them.

What Can You DO?
Leave Them! Right Now!

You know you have been scammed or you would not be here. You need to know that once scammed you are susceptible to being scammed again. You must take extra effort to change your habits and behaviors to protect yourself and that means not being places where scammers are.

It is not complicated. Avoid the places where scammers look for victims!

You also must make sure that you have done everything you can to lock up your private information and blockBlock Blocking is a technical action usually on social media or messaging platforms that restricts or bans another profile from seeing or communicating with your profile. To block someone on social media, you can usually go to their profile and select it from a list of options - often labeled or identified with three dots ••• strangers from contacting you.

This Is The Only Way To Stay Safe Online!