LPD: Lincoln man scammed out of $1,500

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LINCOLN, NE Lincoln Police said a 67-year-old man was scammed out of $1,500 after falling victim to a scam on Facebook.

According to LPD, the man was contacted by a person he thought was one of his friends on Facebook but was actually an account that was hacked.

He told police the person he thought was his friend told him he could win up to a million dollars if he sent him $1,500 in Google Play gift cards.

LPD said the man didn't find out it was a scam until after he sent the codes and is now out $1,500.