• The 'secret sister' gift exchange on Facebook is actually an illegal pyramid scheme

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    There's yet another spammy chain mail post circulating on Facebook - and this one is actually illegal.
    "Secret sister" promises that you'll get 36 gifts, in return for only buying one.
    But it's actually an illegal pyramid scheme, and law enforcement is warning about it.
    There's a "secret sister" gift exchange circulating on Facebook, that promises that participants will receive up to 36 gifts while only giving one of their own.
    It sounds too good to be true, and it is. And it's not just a dubious idea - it's actually an illegal pyramid scheme.
    It has been circulating in some form since at...
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