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Alert: Watch out for Facebook Marketplace fraud

8th December 2016

Action Fraud is warning people to watch out for fraud on the Facebook Marketplace after receiving reports from victims who have tried to purchase items and never received them.

Sharp rise in people being defrauded via adverts on social media

25th November 2016

This Christmas the City of London police who run Action Fraud, supported by police forces across the country, are launching a national awareness campaign to help prevent people from becoming victims of online shopping fraud as well as other types of fraud which people fall victim to during the seasonal period.

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