How to avoid scams targeted at businesses

There are many scams targeting businesses. They always try to steal your data. They will try to steal your personal and private data. They then blackmail you and convince you to pay a huge amount of money. They sometimes offer you services you don't need and then charge you for them. Always know these types … Continue reading How to avoid scams targeted at businesses

How to detect cryptocurrency scam

Scammers are always finding new ways to steal your money using cryptocurrency. To steer clear of a crypto con, here are some things to know. Only scammers demand payment in cryptocurrency. No legitimate business is going to demand you send cryptocurrency in advance – not to buy something, and not to protect your money. That’s always … Continue reading How to detect cryptocurrency scam

How to protect yourself from impersonator scams

Scammers come up with all sorts of stories to convince you to send money or share your information. They might call or send you a text or email, pretending they’re tech support from Microsoft or Apple. They’ll tell you to put money on a gift card or spend cryptocurrency to protect yourself from a security breach. Don’t. It’s a … Continue reading How to protect yourself from impersonator scams

€2.8m Scam: How Squid Game cryptocurrency lost all value in minutes

A Squid Game-themed cryptocurrency plunged in value on Monday in what appears to be a deliberate act, falling from a high of around €2,400 to fractions of a cent in minutes. The SQUID token, which has no official connection to the hit Netflix drama, was launched last week with promises of an online game and … Continue reading €2.8m Scam: How Squid Game cryptocurrency lost all value in minutes

Lady rejecting suspected scam call finds out she won $1.47m lotto

An Australian woman who dodged multiple calls from what she suspected to be scammers was shocked when she finally answered the phone and learned she had won a nearly $1.5 million lottery jackpot. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The Launceston, Tasmania, woman told The Lott officials she had been avoiding their phone calls because she didn't recognize … Continue reading Lady rejecting suspected scam call finds out she won $1.47m lotto

FBI declares six Nigerians wanted for financial fraud

The government of the United States of America has declared six Nigerians wanted for their involvement in ​business​ email ​compromise schemes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) declared the Nigerians wanted in a tweet in the early hours of Saturday, June 27, 2020, asking the public to provide information about them. https://twitter.com/FBI/status/1276666659944697856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1276666659944697856%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fpulsembed.eu%2Fp2em%2FhsU_fqxfT%2F The FBI says … Continue reading FBI declares six Nigerians wanted for financial fraud

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EFFC arrests Ighalo on fraud charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned one Patrick Ighalo before Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, over a N1.75m scam. Ighalo was arraigned on a four-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence. One of the counts reads, "That you Patrick Ighalo and … Continue reading EFFC arrests Ighalo on fraud charges

Latest Facebook hack to affect millions of subscribers

 If you start receiving more telemarketing calls, you can blame Facebook. Recently, a security researcher named Bob Diachenko found a database of user account info including their name and phone numbers for 267 million Facebook users. It was available in an unprotected format and copied to other hacker forums, Forbes reports. Reports indicate that this presents a treasure … Continue reading Latest Facebook hack to affect millions of subscribers

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Gold-digging mom jailed for seducing and duping old men

A gold-digger who spent 20 years stealing cash from elderly and vulnerable she seduced has been jailed. Patricia McGoldrick, 38, targeted the victims and stole cash and jewelry from them once she gained their trust in a string of so-called 'mate crimes'. In one incident, she climbed through a 68-year-old man's window and demanded money … Continue reading Gold-digging mom jailed for seducing and duping old men

Romance Scam: Swede Woman, 62, found true love in a 24-year-old Nigerian Scammer despite the betrayal

Maria Grette, a 62-year-old Swede woman, is yet to believe that cyber criminals bring total loss and destruction to their victims. She decided to visit Nigeria for the sake of a 24-year-old "yahoo yahoo" boy who conned her of some hard-earned cash. Maria thought she had fallen in love with a 52-year-old Danish man but felt … Continue reading Romance Scam: Swede Woman, 62, found true love in a 24-year-old Nigerian Scammer despite the betrayal

Police Scam: How A Singaporean Woman Lost $80,000 To Fraudsters.

Police in Singapore have warned law abiding citizens of the latest trend in cyrbercrimes, after a woman lost $80,000 to fraudsters who pretended to be officers of the law. The 41-year-old scam victim was said to have received a telephone call from someone who claimed to be a police officer. Their initial conversation was followed … Continue reading Police Scam: How A Singaporean Woman Lost $80,000 To Fraudsters.

Nigerian behind US$60m global online fraud network, including in Malaysia, arrested.

A Nigerian behind an online fraud network which engineered scams worth more than $60 million (54 million euros) has been arrested in southern oil city of Port Harcourt, Interpol said on Monday. “The 40-year-old Nigerian national, known as ‘Mike’, is believed to be behind scams totaling more than $60 million involving hundreds of victims worldwide,” … Continue reading Nigerian behind US$60m global online fraud network, including in Malaysia, arrested.