Scammers use Facebook and WhatsApp for PayPal con
0 Have your say Internet fraudsters are using hacked Facebook accounts to help them defraud people via their PayPal accounts.
One victim reported lost £3,800 after being targeted by the deception.
According to Action Fraud, criminals are using unknown methods to hack into people’s Facebook accounts and sending messages from their to the victim’s contacts.
The messages use a variety of excuses, including eBay transactions, and ask for a target to receive payments through their PayPal account and then transfer it to another account of the scammers’ choosing.
Once the funds are transferred to... read more