The Scammers promising poison on Facebook

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Dozens of Facebook pages appear to be selling a deadly poison to people who are contemplating suicide. But is the whole business just a scam?

Period29 Jun 2020

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  • TitleThe scammers promising poison on Facebook
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC World Service
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionLisa Sugiura is featured on this investigation that has uncovered dozens of pages claiming to sell a highly toxic substance that, in many countries, cannot be bought without a licence, and have who no qualms about offering it to people who may be at risk of suicide.
    PersonsLisa Sugiura