Action 9: Some money apps can make people easy prey for scammers

CHARLOTTE — If someone owes a friend money, most people just pay them on a money app.

But one woman lost $2,500.

“A lot of people use it, and I thought it was pretty safe,” she said. “I couldn’t believe it.”

Action 9 looked into the scam that cost her, and how some money apps can make people easy prey.

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