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With a Baby Formula Shortage; Scammers Take Advantage

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With a high demand for baby formula, scammers are exploiting those in need. Popping up online and tricking parents and caregivers who are desperate into paying anything for formulas that will never arrive.

Scammers typically will set up fake websites or profiles on social media platforms like Facebook with product images and logos of well known formula brands giving the impression to their victims that they are purchasing products from the companies official websites.

If you suspect a scam, let us know about it at ReportFraud.ftc.gov. Your reports help the FTC and our law enforcement partners stop scammers.

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