I was rolling through Facebook the other day when “free money” caught my eye. What caught my eye next was the small word in the upper left: “Sponsored.” What used to simply be labeled “advertising.”

What was being advertised was – supposedly – a new nationwide program that returned up to $3,708 to people as part of a stimulus program. The “person” who posted this said it was on Fox News.

With the text were pictures of two checks. Each of them had the bank on which they were drawn out of focus. But they were clear enough to make out “Bank of America,” and the amounts looked like they were $3,700-something.

Having seen all that free money – “Just click the box below” to get started and “see if you qualify.”

Hmmm-hummm. Come to Papa.

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