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Colorado Springs store victim of spoofing attack

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- O'Grady's Cell Phone Repair and Game Shop in Colorado Springs told KRDO someone is impersonating an employee as part of a spoofing attack.

An employee of O'Grady's said they believe someone posed as a worker on Facebook and claimed to be selling PlayStation 5 consoles. As far as they know, the impersonator managed to scam two people out of $400 and $500.

The business released a statement to their Facebook saying "Any attempt to collect payment online from an O'Grady's team member is a scam and should be reported."

The employee also told KRDO the business does not deal with new game systems.

No word on whether or not the police are involved.

Colorado Springs / Crime / Local News

Shelby Filangi

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