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Latest Facebook Scam Seeks Donations

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Is nothing sacred?

Scam artists on Facebook are impersonating popular religious leaders in order to solicit "donations," according to the Better Business Bureau.

The scammers put up a fake profile with the name and picture of a famous preacher and write posts about the importance of giving to charity, along with a handy link to the charity he or she supposedly recommends. Of course, the charity is a front and the money goes straight into the scammer's pocket.

If you have already connected to a fake profile, "unfriend" or "unlike" the page, then report it using these directions.

 

---Samantha Maziarz Christmann

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