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The Fayetteville Police Department received reports Wednesday that two women were the victims of a scam via an individual contacting them on Snapchat.

Both women received $1,000 digital checks via the Snapchat app. One woman deposited the check via a mobile bank app and later discovered that $225 had been withdrawn from her bank account. Commander Jesse Casias advises not to cash a check unless you’re sure about the source of the check. If you get a text message about a credit card charge or Amazon charge with instructions to click on a link, he said, don’t do it. Casias said individuals should call the credit card company, Amazon or any other business the charge supposedly came from to verify whether or not it’s true. If someone calls asking for information by phone, he said, “Never give personal information over the phone.”