Watch out for this new Facebook scam from ... yourself

Watch out for this new Facebook scam from ... yourself

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Watch out for this new Facebook scam from ... yourself

Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Images

Maybe you’ve already seen them on your Facebook feed or friend requests – it’s you, but not your account.

This growing scam involves cyber-criminals taking your profile picture and any other salient information they can find from scouring the web, and creating a fake Facebook profile.

They usually then use it to scam relatives out of money, or infect the devices of people who add the fake account and interact with it.

Learn how to protect yourself and report scammers on azcentral.com.

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