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Social Media Scams: Can You Tell Fact From Fraud?

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Ever come across a shopping deal that seems too good to be true?  Sometimes your friends unknowingly spread a fake coupon scam because the deal is too good to pass up. Other times the con is harder to spot, especially with impostor scams mimicking a legitimate website.  Click that link, and you are in danger of losing money – and getting your identity stolen. 


Post your story below if you’ve seen these scams or any other scams on Facebook or Twitter.


For more information, get tips from the AARP Fraud Watch Network for protecting yourself from common social media scams at

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