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Posted on: July 12, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Criminals using new Pokemon GO App to target Unsuspecting Victims.


ATTENTION ALL POKEMON FANS! New App being used by criminals to target unsuspecting victims! This has not occurred in our area YET but parents, teenagers, users of all ages! Please Be Aware! The New Pokemon Go Game App is a scavenger hunt that uses GPS locators to help Pokemon Trainers "Catch Pokemon" in the real world. While this game is a lot of fun, users are asked to pay attention to their surroundings, do NOT play this game while driving, and always accompany young children during their scavenger hunts! Unfortunately, it is also being used by criminals to target unsuspecting victims! Please watch this video released by Action News Jacksonville and keep each other protected.

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