How to Spot Fake Social Media Accounts & Scams

Scammers are hard at work throughout the holiday season preying on the generosity of others. On Monday, 44News This Morning spoke with the Tri-State Better Business Bureau about what to look out for if you plan on shopping through social media.

Posted: Dec 7, 2020 10:20 AM
Updated: Dec 7, 2020 4:55 PM

With more consumers purchasing items from social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, it's good to remember that not everyone is who they say they are.

On Monday, Oana Schneider with the Tri-State Better Business Bureau joined 44News This Morning to talk about identifying the warning signs of fake social media accounts that could be involved in online scams.

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