Traverse City Police Warn of Financial Scam on Social Media

A Traverse City woman is out $1,600 after falling victim to a scam. Police say it happened over the social media app, Snapchat. Tcpd Honor 3

Plice say the woman befriended a man, who eventually offered to give her some money. But in order to do so, he said he needed her bank account username and password to log in to her account. That’s when instead of giving her cash, the man took money out of her account, sending it to various places.

Police remind you not to share your bank account information with anyone.