The Encyclopedia Of Scams

Con artists operating online

Email and the internet are seeing an increase in the number of fraudulent activities. It is much more probable that you will become a victim of fraud or cybercrime than any other kind of crime. Acquaint yourself with the many con artists' tactics that flood the Web as well as the strategies to defeat them.

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Here are just a few of the frauds perpetrated by scammers


Scammers will resort to a wide array of underhanded strategies in order to get your personal information. As soon as they get access to your personal information, they could use it to commit fraud by, for example, opening a bank account in your name or charging purchases to your credit card.

COVID-19 Scams & Price Gouging

Scammers may attempt to take advantage of you during the COVID-19 epidemic. They might reach out to you by telephone, e-mail, regular mail, text message, or even social media.  Make sure your money and your identity are safe. Personal information such as your bank account number, SSN, or date of birth should not be shared. Learn how to spot a COVID-19 vaccination fraud.

Dating Scams

Scammers who prey on those looking for a romantic partner online, often via dating services, apps, or social media, are referred to as "romance and dating scammers." They appeal to your emotions in order to coerce you into handing up money, gifts, or information about yourself.

Pretend charities that don't really provide anything
Swindlers will call you after a huge catastrophe or natural disaster and ask for donations from you, or they may contact you to seek contributions from you. Their goal is to get your money.

Identity Theft

Identity theft happens whenever someone uses your personal identification to commit fraud or other types of crimes. They may use your name, credit card number, or your Social Security number (or other identifying information).

More than 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). They also say that identity theft will have an impact on most people. Learn how to protect yourself from Identity Theft - FREE eBook.

Investments
Fraudsters have concocted a wide variety of false opportunities to make money in order to capitalize on the fact that many individuals have an immediate need for financial support.

Employment and available positions
Scammers in the employment and job industry will offer you a simple way to create money or a high-paying career with little labor in order to trick you into handing over the money that you have worked so hard to achieve.

Terrorism and other forms of coercion
Scammers will resort to whatever means necessary, including making threats against your life and attempting to 'hijack' your computer, in order to get your personal information or money.

Unexpectedly high levels of revenue
Con artists will make up acceptable arguments for their plans in order to attract you with the promise of significant quantities of money. Because there are no quick routes to financial success, you should give plenty of careful consideration before parting with any of your private information or money.

 

Unexpected victories are a pleasant surprise
Don't let the possibility of an unexpected win convince you to change your mind. These cons want to trick you into handing over money or revealing private information so that they may give you a reward for which you did not initially join a contest.

The flubot con tricks
Since the month of August 2021, inboxes have been flooded with fake text messages that pretend to be notifications of missed phone calls, voicemails, deliveries, or image uploads. You are being requested to carry out an action whenever you get a text message that contains a link and instructs you to click on the link. Your device will get infected with a specific kind of virus if you choose to proceed in this manner. The sort of SMS you receive are flubot texts.

Pretend charities that don't really provide anything
Swindlers will call you after a huge catastrophe or natural disaster and ask for donations from you, or they may contact you to seek contributions from you. Their goal is to get your money.

Pretend charities that don't really provide anything
Swindlers will call you after a huge catastrophe or natural disaster and ask for donations from you, or they may contact you to seek contributions from you. Their goal is to get your money.

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