Woman loses life savings to scam after accepting Facebook friend request
WDBJ
Gloria Bancroft

via WDBJ:

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- (WDBJ) -- "That was all the money I had in the world," Gloria Bancroft said.

Seventy-seven-year-old Bancroft of Burlington, Vermont says she lost her life savings after she accepted a Facebook friend request.

"From someone named Sheryl Antonio," Bancroft said.

"Sheryl" said she worked for Facebook and told Bancroft she was a finalist and then the lucky winner of Facebook's $1 million cash giveaway. To claim her winnings, Bancroft just had to pay a small delivery fee. So she mailed a check to her new Facebook friend, only to find out the money needed to be wired instead.

FULL STORY: Woman loses life savings to scam after accepting Facebook friend request - WDBJ

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