Chicago radio personalities Leon Rogers, DJ Sundance say Facebook pages were hacked, fans tricked out of thousands

 Chicago radio personalities Leon Rogers, DJ Sundance say Facebook pages were hacked, fans tricked out of thousands
CHICAGO (WLS) — Popular Chicago radio personalities say hackers in a new social media scheme are using their likeness to steal from honest people.

Leon Rogers at WGCI and DJ Sundance of V103 said they’re trying to clear their names after their Facebook pages were taken over and their fans were asked to invest in fake business deals.

Like many in the Chicago area, listener Phillip Vasser is a big fan of Rogers. He said when he found an apparent opportunity posted on Rogers’ Facebook page to make some extra cash he was intrigued, and wondered if it was legit.

“It was a $100 to get you $1,000, all the way up to a $1,000 to get you $20,000,” he said. “And so I said, OK, well, let me do at least try to come in and do this and then maybe make a few extra dollars because I was taking my kids to Disney.”

Vassar said he messaged Rogers on Facebook to find out if the deal was real.

“I said, I’m not sending you a dime unless you prove to me that…

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