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WhatsApp’s ‘Friend in Need’ scam

WhatsApp’s ‘Friend in Need’ scam

But what it is? A Scam of WhatsApp!

But what it is? A Scam of WhatsApp!

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In this latest scam of WhatsApp, users get messages from their ‘friends’ that they are in dire need of money.

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Users have received texts on WhatsApp from their friends saying that they are stuck somewhere abroad, they need money to come back home.

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According to the UK’s National Trading Standards, at least 59% of people living in the UK have faced this scam. 

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This scam has been confirmed by WhatsApp itself and also asked people to be alert.

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How do messages come from those who know?

If you are wondering that how messages come on your smartphone, in the name of your friends and relatives on WhatsApp, 

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then let us tell you that this happens when the scamster hacks the number and account of the people you know and then you Messages come from these numbers

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If you want to protect yourself from this scam, the first thing to do is beware of such texts. 

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Also, if someone you know receives a message for help, instead of replying to it, call first so that you can confirm that the message came from someone you know and not a thief. 

WHATSAPP safety NO-SCAM!

WHATSAPP safety NO-SCAM!

Do not share your personal information over text under any circumstances.

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