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Police urge people to be aware of Facebook gift card scam

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A SCAM that can leave you hundreds out of pocket is circulating on social media.

Lancashire Police issued a warning to Lancashire residents yesterday (7 June), urging them to think before they give money over the internet.

They also added that if something seems to good to be true- it probably is.

An example of a message you might receive on Facebook(Photo: Facebook/@lancspolice)

Posting to Facebook, Lancashire Police wrote: We are becoming increasingly aware of a scam whereby people are contacted via a Facebook account, saying that the Facebook user is entitled to a grant (around £10k), if they pay a fee for Fedex to…

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