Fraud Alert: The Fife Fraud

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Please be aware of who you are giving your money to. Always double, triple check with a background check or just ask tons of questions! 

Fraud warning: The advance fee fraud starts with a message from a hacked Facebook account claiming that an allowance is being given to deaf people by the 
Government and Action on Hearing Loss, formerly the Royal National Institute for Deaf People. 

A poster tells potential victims that their name is on a winners list and that they have won £120,000 and a laptop. To claim the prize they have to send personal information and pay a sum of money up front through a money transfer service. 

The scam continues with delays and excuses as to why more money needs to be sent, and this continues until the victim becomes suspicious and discovers they have been defrauded.

Warning on advance fee fraud aimed at the deaf
The Courier
The advance fee fraud starts with a message from a hacked Facebook account claiming that an allowance is being given to deaf people by the Government and Action on Hearing Loss, formerly the Royal National Institute for Deaf People. A poster tells 
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