Ashtonfield woman loses $10,000 in Facebook scam about fake government grants

Sage Swinton
Updated February 1 2018 - 3:49pm, first published 6:00am

Police are warning people to be cautious online after an Ashtonfield woman lost $10,000 to a scammer impersonating one of her friends on Facebook.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter. She has been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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