Scam Alert- Instagram Catfishing Scam

The Waynesboro Police Department was notified of a scam that is happening through the social media app, Instagram. Someone is sending messages from an account on Instagram stating to be someone they're not. This subject is requesting personal information from individuals and asking to send money; where in return they convert the cash to Bitcoin currency. If you would happen to receive a message like this on any social media, simply report it to that social media platform. DO NOT give out any personal information, send any form of payment or respond in general. 



PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING SCAM TACTICS:

>REQUESTING OF ITUNES CARDS , GOOGLE PLAY CARDS, OTHER GIFT CARDS

>WINNER OF AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF MONEY THROUGH EMAILS, LETTERS, TEXTS, ETC.

  NEVER GIVE OUT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANYONE!