Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 18:27
Juarez City.- The State Public Security Secretary (SSPE), through the Cyber Police Unit, issued a warning to users of the buying and selling channels of the social network Facebook, regarding frauds perpetrated by people requesting products and fake deposits. For vendor accounts.
Thanks to virtual patrolling by SSPE cyber police personnel, it was discovered that on Facebook, cyber criminals fraudulently engage in sales interactions through the social network, it detailed in a statement.
The corporation reported that the victim was contacted by a buyer and pretended to make a bank transfer to buy a product they had for sale.
Through transportation services Uber, Didi, InDriver, among others, cyber criminals request that the product be picked up and if the seller refuses, they threaten him, saying that it belongs to a public safety institution. Is.
With this, they threaten the seller not to refuse to deliver the product to the application’s driver and thus receive it without paying.
Cyber Police recommendations are: Do not send items for sale until payment is confirmed, do not accept mobile or check payments, do not share any verification codes and do not report scams to the website http://reportefraude.ftc.gov where they Will be tracked.
The number 614-429-3300 at extension 10955 and the email [email protected] are also made available to the public for questions or complaints.