iPhone Users Watch Out: Apple Support Phone Scam

iPhone Users Watch Out: Apple Support Phone Scam

The Apple iPhone is one of the most popular smartphones in the world. Indeed, the original iPhone is largely credited with creating the modern smartphone landscape and largely reshaping the modern world. As the second-most-popular operating system for smartphones, it’s a common target of scammers, too. One such new scam …

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Con Artists Stole Billions in COVID Unemployment Aid

Con Artists Stole Billions in COVID Unemployment Aid

In December, California authorities raided a strip mall store in Garden Grove. Within, they found a scam that was so audacious that it boggles the mind. The scammers who were running the illicit operation were helping to register “clients” as unemployed in order to rake in juicy unemployment benefits that …

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Is Bitcoin a Scam? Cryptocurrencies Have Authorities Concerned

Is Bitcoin a Scam? Cryptocurrencies Have Authorities Concerned

Bitcoin burst onto the scene in the early 2010’s with a bizarre concept that spoke to a changing financial landscape. Powered by the seemingly uncrackable security known as “blockchain” programming, Bitcoin is “mined” by powerful computers solving complex math problems. Once a coin is “mined” by a computing rig strong …

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CEO Who Engaged in Cryptocurrency Scam Sentenced to 10 Years

CEO Who Engaged in Cryptocurrency Scam Sentenced to 10 Years

In the age of the internet, the number of scams has only increased. One such vector for scams opened up roughly a decade ago when Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency became popular. Cryptocurrency is supposed to be more secure and anonymous than paying with a credit card or bank number online. …

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UK Authorities Warn of NHS Vaccine Scam

UK Authorities Warn of NHS Vaccine Scam

Authorities in the UK have warned citizens of a sweeping scam that purports to be from the NHS in relation to COVID-19 vaccines. Many had initially feared that the intense interest in vaccines would lead to an uptick in scam cases. It seems, in the UK, that it has. Citizens …

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COVID Vaccine Scams: FBI Receives Uptick in Complaints

COVID Vaccine Scams: FBI Receives Uptick in Complaints

As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out around the country, many people are understandably anxious to receive the shot. Such a vaccination could be life-saving, especially for older Americans or people with immunocompromising conditions. However, a word of caution: The FBI has recently received a huge uptick in complaints …

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