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Police issue warning over Facebook Marketplace and Buy & Sell pages

Police in Newry have issued a warning following a number of scams involving Facebook Marketplace and a number of Buy & Sell pages.

The incidents, police say they say they are aware of, are localised to the wider Newry and Mourne area.

A PSNI spokesperson explained: “These scams seem to centre around household appliances and electrical goods and involve people selling faulty or broken items as ‘almost new’ or ‘hardly used’.

“Please take care and exercise a bit of caution when using these pages, and remember that if it seems too good to be true: it probably is.

“Please follow the link below for more info or to report a scam.”

For more information on scams, click here.

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