Fraudsters are using your Facebook, WhatsApp and PayPal to steal thousands - here's how
Cyber fraudsters are hacking Facebook to trick others into parting with cash - and also using WhatsApp and PayPal to steal thousands.
Action Fraud say victims have reported hackers sending messages from the cracked Facebook accounts to friends, asking for a favour.
Fraudsters ask ‘friends’ to receive payments for them through PayPal, to then transfer the money into the bank account of the scammers’ choice.
They then ask for their phone number so they can communicate through WhatsApp.
But the innocent ‘friend’ who holds the PayPal account is then left out of pocket when the fraudster claims... read more
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