Phishing Scams

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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Widespread Job Listing Scams Plague Social Media

Widespread Job Listing Scams Plague Social Media

Experts warn of new social media scams targetting job seekers on sites like LinkedIn and Indeed. Scammers posing as genuine employers reach out to job-hunters and offer them positions at a new company. In reality, the scammer doesn’t have a job opportunity; instead, they’re trying to steal from an unsuspecting …

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How to Spot a Fake Financial Advisor Scam

How to Spot a Fake Financial Advisor Scam

If you’re thinking about sitting down with an advisor to talk about your financial future, be cautious. Scammers who pose as financial advisors and credit counselors will steal your information–and clean out your accounts. Before you hand over any information, look for these red flags. And remember, trust your instincts! …

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