FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE SCAM

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On 04/13/2021 the Carlisle Police Department received a report that an individual was scammed through Facebook Marketplace.

The victim shipped the item before payment was sent by the buyer.

The buyer requested money in gift cards and multiple electronic payments in order to complete their transaction to the seller.

The above tactics have been found to be commonly used by thieves.  

Citizens are encouraged to be very cautious when performing any transactions online.
 

Date: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 8:15pm

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