Lufkin woman conned out of thousands in 'Facebook World Lottery'

LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) - Lufkin Police are investigating a case where a woman was conned out of thousands of dollars in a Facebook scam.

The woman told officers she lost $2,250 in a "Facebook World Lottery" that she never entered. The woman reported the crime on Tuesday, but she was swindled about a week earlier.

The victim reported sending money via iTunes gift cards to claim her prize, but she never received it.

No other information was immediately available.



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