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FaceBook Scam 2 months 2 weeks ago #3248687

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After getting rid of the Microsoft Scammers from my cell phone and blocking their numbers.

I thought good grief how do these people find time to mess around? Well their job description

must be making coffee and hooking up a recording and finding some number by random. And

wait for a fish to bite. Sorry no nibbles from me.

Then after all the calls stopped I got another one. This time from Facebook saying my account was

compromised. Yep. All I did was look up scams and Facebook heading on my computer and up popped

2019 Facebook Scams. Yep another bozo trying out his fishing line. Again blocking numbers and hoping

to cut the line on this annoying group of callers.

Just the other day I heard "Phone Call Scams are the number #1 complaint. I am sure people are ready

to end this with all the complaints to the government. Well we will see. But in the meantime folks

get your block ready and report these knuckle heads.
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FaceBook Scam 2 months 2 weeks ago #3248724

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I could be wrong but what has happened to you is the new wave on the internet. There will more things that you
can't do due to new ad ideas. You will now have to give more info to more people just to use the net. If you don't
it will take longer for your search to work. This is not just a Facebook thing.
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FaceBook Scam 2 months 2 weeks ago #3248774

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It was actually on the news yesterday,Facebook and another social media website was off air,
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FaceBook Scam 2 months 2 weeks ago #3249417

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All I know is all these social sites or on line shopping centers asking for my number will never get it I just refuse to link any of my accounts with any phone numbers and so far never had any phone scam.
Fingers crossed here.
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FaceBook Scam 2 months 2 weeks ago #3249561

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I never use F/B i do buy a lot of stuff from the internet though and if you can't pay by Paypal i avoid it like the plague
simple reason Paypal has your back in every transaction you make on the web :)
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FaceBook Scam 2 months 2 weeks ago #3249582

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Sharkey wrote: I never use F/B i do buy a lot of stuff from the internet though and if you can't pay by Paypal i avoid it like the plague
simple reason Paypal has your back in every transaction you make on the web :)


I also use Paypal as I too buy a lot of things off the internet but I was watching Watchdog last week and there was an item relating to fraud with Paypal which worried me slightly but they recommend 2 factor authentication which I will do

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/KfcGWq...xHBvkhRqBLG/dark-web

I have had my card cloned before so I get very anxious regarding all these scams
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FaceBook Scam 2 months 2 weeks ago #3249646

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I use 2-step verification smile.png
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