The Michigan State Police are warning the public of a new twist to an old scam. The victims are being contacted by one of their own friends on Facebook. The friend is not a friend. It is a hacked account or spoofed to look like a friend. They want you to send a gift card, or furnish them with a gift or card numbers and redemption codes on line or by text...DO NOT SEND GIFT CARDS or furnish numbers or codes.. This Facebook friend is not a friend they are after your money or other information..
Just because you receive a message from a Facebook Friend, do not click on links within that message.