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Be Wary of Scam Posts

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Lately, we’ve been seeing a lot of scam posts in local sale groups asking people to flood their newsfeeds for sharing about their missing animal, loved one or house for rent or sale. Please be wary of any of these posts and do your research before sharing it. One good way of telling if it’s a legit post or not, just to check and see if they’ve turned off the comments for that post originally.

It’s a good sign that if they have turned off the comments, it is not a legit post and more than likely a scam of some kind. below are some examples of recent posts that we’re discussing. If there is a legit post for an amber alert or silver alert you should definitely check it out on the local law-enforcement websites. ALEA has a website for these kinds of posts if they are legit.

Link to ALEA Amber Alerts https://app.alea.gov/community/wfSearch.aspx?Type=5&Status=5

Link to ALEA Silver Alerts https://app.alea.gov/Community/wfSearch.aspx?Type=30&Status=5

Don’t fall victim to one of these scams!!

Written by 49 County News.Net

November 14, 2022 at 7:02 PM

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