Sherbrooke Police are warning the public about a social media scam aimed at young people currently making the rounds in the area. According to the Sherbrooke Police Service (SPS), there are several cases of fraud and attempted fraud in recent days in which the fraudster contacts the victim via social media and lets them believe they have an opportunity to make some very easy money. With the help of videos depicting large sums of money and gift cards, the fraudster then tries to convince the victim to hand over their bank card number and PIN. The suspect would then tempt the victim with a simple transfer via the account in return for compensation, leaving the victim with a financial loss, the possibility of recourse from his financial institution, and the potential for criminal charges for participating in a fraud. The Sherbrooke Police Service want to warn the public and are advising anyone with any information on this scam to contact the SPS Criminal Investigation Division at 819-821-5544. Published in the Friday, May 25th edition of The Record.