To my friends on Facebook:
If you get a message from me asking for money because I've been robbed while on vacation somewhere, please don't send cash.
First off, I can't afford any big vacations for the foreseeable future. Secondly, if I encountered some trouble I definitely wouldn't blast a plea for help out to my hundreds of Facebook friends.
A relatively new Facebook scam has been surfacing in which a user's account is hacked and then used to send messages of alarm to get the user's friends to send money.
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