SCOTS shoppers are being warned not to fall for a new Argos scam on social media that sees fraudsters take money from their bank accounts.
The scam appears to show a Dyson hairdryer – usually costing around £300 – being advertised for as little as £1.78 and asks Facebook users to set up a subscription before taking a larger sum of money from their banks.
This particular scam shows a fake Argos Facebook page advertising a Dyson Supersonic hairdryer for just £1.78 instead of the retail price of £299.99.
In the post, it claims that the hairdryers are selling at such a great price because Argos “has broken it’s contract with Dyson”.
Once it receives bank details, it then takes more money out at a later date for something completely unrelated.
One Scot shared a warning to others not to buy into the hoax after one of her friends fell for the deal.
Posting on Facebook, they said: “Just to warn you!!!
“Don’t ever pay for this or Amazon or anything that says sale like this.
“One of my friends did it and they took £1.78 subscription and in a few days took £50.
“When we called bank, bank has no idea, they gave us some number to call,…