POLICE WARN PUBLIC OF FACEBOOK SCAM
11/14/2017 10:49:56 AM
The St. Thomas Police are reminding the public to be very careful when providing your banking information on the internet. This coming after a St. Thomas resident was almost a victim to a fraud scam through Facebook. The resident was trying to secure a loan on Facebook from TheLendingClub.com.
Personal information was provided to the website which in turn attempted to access the resident's personal banking account. A bank employee noticed the attempted crime and stopped any money from being exchanged.
Police are urging the public to be very careful and say that it can be dangerous when you provide your personal information over the internet.
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