Facebook and Craigslist Scam Alert

Published 07/08 2014 06:19PM

Updated 07/08 2014 06:20PM

The Peoria Police Department has a warning about a Craigslist and Facebook advertisement scam.

The scam claims a company will "wrap" your vehicle with an ad.

The victim is then asked to cash a check from the scammers using their bank account and send them some of the money back.

Once the bank finds that the scammers' check was fake, the victim is held liable to pay back the full amount.

If you have fallen victim to the scam, contact the Federal Trade Commission.

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