Albuquerque Police warn of Facebook scam

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque Police are warning of a new online scam.

Police say people are setting up ghost accounts on Facebook using the real names and pictures of your friends. Police say the scam is working so well because people have no idea it’s a fake account and approve the friend request.

After the scammers make contact they then tell you how to get money from the World Trade Bank by paying a fee. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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