Authorities Charge 20-Year-Olds With Million Dollar NFT Scam

Authorities Charge 20-Year-Olds With Million Dollar NFT Scam

US authorities have charged two twenty-year-olds, Ethan Vinh Nguyen and Andre Marcus Quiddaoen Llacuna, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The two crypto enthusiasts allegedly used an upstart NFT business to siphon funds to their personal accounts. Authorities arrested the duo on Thursday, only …

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New Instagram Scam Targeting Social Media Users

New Instagram Scam Targeting Social Media Users

Authorities are warning social media users about a new phishing scam on the popular image-centered site Instagram. The criminals initiate the scheme by contacting their victims via email, posing as Instagram support, and claiming the user has violated copyright laws. Read on to find out more about this insidious new …

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Common Zelle Scams: What To Watch For

Common Zelle Scams: What To Watch For

Experts say scams involving the money transfer app Zelle are on the rise. Users have reported thieves posing as bank employees contacting them via the app and requesting authorization for payments. Once a user authorizes a transaction, banks typically won’t do anything to reverse the payment. They argue that if …

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Wisconsin Man Falls Victim to Bizarre Lottery Scam

Wisconsin Man Falls Victim to Bizarre Lottery Scam

An elderly Wisconsin man fell victim to a bizarre and involved lottery scam last month, according to a criminal complaint filed in Brown County, Wisconsin. The victim, who is not named in the complaint, was reportedly scammed by a criminal in Jamaica. The scammer tricked the victim into sending thousands …

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