This might be a scam, be very careful. Someone might be pretending to be your friend. Don’t give them any money. Check with your friend on the phone or in person. Ask other trusted friends if they know what is happening.

Look at the Scamwatch website:


Who Can Help? (Service Providers)

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Text based resources about this topic


Online scams

This web page has information for young people about online scams.

Types of scams

This web page shows different kinds of scams and what they look like

Common Facebook Scams

This webpage shows 5 common Facebook scams

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Facebook Scams – Yolngu Matha

This video talks about Facebook scams (Yolngu Matha version)


Facebook Scams – English

This video talks about Facebook scams (English version)


Glossary: What these words mean


A scam is when someone lies to get money or information from you.

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