Fake Facebook Accounts Fooling NFL Prospects

Don’t believe anything about that hottie who just tried to friend you on Facebook. I’ve watched enough sensationalist TV to know it could really be Chris Hansen on the other end. Or, even worse, Scott Pioli.

Fake Facebook Profile

(”It’s a trap!”)

YAHOO SPORTS, which is pretty much leaving CBSSPORTS.COM in the dust these days, talked to a source in NFL personnel who confirmed that it’s actually pretty common for teams to create fake accounts to get access to potential draft picks’ personal lives. Thorny legal issues aside, this isn’t a bad idea. It’s not as if Facebook hasn’t gotten athletes in trouble before.

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