BBB Warns of 'Old Friend' Ploy on Facebook

1 year 6 months 2 weeks ago Monday, October 28 2019 Oct 28, 2019 October 28, 2019 5:14 PM October 28, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – A new warning for Facebook users about what is called the "old friend" hoax.

Hackers pose as your facebook friends and strike up a conversation

If you hint at money problems, experts say they'll try to convince you into paying money for a special loan to get you back on your feet.

When interacting with anyone online, try to verify their identity.

If you accidentally give them your information, contact your bank.

Watch the video above for further information.

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