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Valley Woman Deceived by Online Hacker on Facebook

1 year 8 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, May 31 2018 May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018 3:40 PM May 31, 2018 in News

EDINBURG – A Rio Grande Valley woman was deceived by an online hacker claiming to be with the United Nations.

The hoax began with a Facebook message explaining the process for a "cash grant beneficiary."

She says she wired $260 for a $25,000 grant and is now wondering what happened to her money.

KRGV's Angelo Vargas explains how this happened and how others can avoid this situation. 

To make a complaint on Facebook for any similar situations, visit their Help Center

Watch the video above for the full story.

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