I received a Facebook friend request from someone in my contacts yesterday. They then contacted me on Messenger. When I began a conversation I suspected that this was not him because of his very bland answers to my detailed questions about his health and that of his wife. ‘He’ then tried to draw me into an obvious scam to do with an employee compensation scheme. I blocked the ‘friend’ and changed my password. I also contacted my real friend by phone and informed him. This morning I received another friend request from someone who is already a friend on my FB. I ignored it.
It is very disconcerting. I am not sure whether it was my FB which was hacked or my friend’s.
They are such pests. Do be wary.