Taylorsville man charged with posting fake Facebook Marketplace ads


TAYLORSVILLE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A Taylorsville man has been charged with posting fake Facebook Marketplace advertisements, the Iredell County Sheriffs Office said.

An investigation began last November after deputies received a tip about a sketchy ad on Facebook Marketplace. Items had been listed and payment for the items was received through Cash App, but items were never delivered and money was never returned.

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Taylorsville resident Anthony Fox, 31, was identified as the suspect. He was arrested last Thursday and faces charges that include felony obtaining property under a false pretense.

Fox has a criminal history including driving-related charges and misdemeanor worthless checks.


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