“Only Scammers Rush In”: Cyber-Forensics.net alerts online daters of rising Love Scams

Love-related fraud schemes is a multimillion-dollar industry costing over $40 million loss. Look at these tips by Cyber-Forensics.net to protect against lovers cum scammers. Love scams have seen a disturbing trend in the past few years. With reports indicating a triple-fold increase in the victim’s rate between 2016-2020, organizations are revealing losses amounting to $304…

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Fake Employment Offers trap Savvy Job Hunters: Cyber-Forensics.net issues precautionary steps identify fake job listings

Fraudsters often make lucrative offers with catchphrases like “guaranteed job”. But the jobs are not guaranteed and many times, they don’t even exist.  The changing dynamics of the ever-growing labor market have also emboldened scammers. With online search for a dream job becoming a common norm,  it’s easier for fraudsters to hide behind electronic channels…

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Cyber scammers offering student loan forgiveness: Cyber-Forensics.net offers preventive measures

Millions of student loan borrowers reported receiving phone calls offering to pay back loans or outright forgiveness.  Federal agencies worldwide are encouraging student loan borrowers to be cautious as questionable companies and possible fraudsters are targeting borrowers with false offers of loan forgiveness.  Timothy Benson, the chief analyst at Cyber-Forensics.net, said in a news release,…

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Trade Investment Scams skyrocket in Russia: Cyber-Forensics.net cautions investors of crooked brokers

Scammers in Russia are targeting users on Instagram and making them invest in fake trade investment schemes.  Cyber experts say people should report the potential scams immediately.  Law Enforcement agencies in Russia and worldwide are conducting investigations after a trade investment fraud is swindling millions of Instagram users. The agencies are collaborating with non-governmental organizations…

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Sketchy Bitcoin Fund Recovery agents causing investors to lose money: Cyber-Forensics.net suggests signs to spot scammers

Bitcoin recovery scammers contact scam victims and pose as legal fund recovery specialists. Cyber-Forensics.net suggests tips to differentiate between fake recovery agents from genuine ones.   Despite its volatile nature and absence of centralized authority, millions of investors continue to throng towards investing in Bitcoins and fall victim to sketchy fund recovery scams.  According to Broker…

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Imposters creating fake Charity Organizations: Cyber-Forensics.net asks consumers to donate wisely

Charity fraud schemes depend on the public’s generosity. Scammers set up fake organizations to take advantage in times of tragedies and disasters.  The act of helping others by donating money to charity in times of tragedy or disasters is the greatest act of humanity. However, federal authorities are on guard these days as unscrupulous charity…

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Overpayment scams are back: Cyber-Forensics.net says to be careful when receiving/sending money

In overpayment scams, fraudsters pay for obtaining service via a fake check. Later, they claim they overpaid the amount and pressurize the service provider to return the balance. Cyber experts say identify common signs before sending money. An emerging trend in cyber crimes is becoming a growing cause of concern for authorities worldwide. Scammers are…

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Cyber-Forensics.net raises alert on fake virtual event ticket frauds

As law enforcement urges people to avoid crowd-gathering and join virtual events this festival season, scammers are selling bogus tickets. Cyber-Forensics.net is among the reputable agencies creating awareness regarding a new type of digital scam making the rounds these days. The fraud involves tricksters selling fake tickets for virtual events online. The fraud has already…

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Ponzi Schemes mushrooming and targeting unsuspecting victims

A Ponzi scheme is a type of investment fraud. It involves an illegal business practice where individuals are tricked into investing their money in a false business in return for hefty profits.  Cybercriminals are defrauding investors in a rising number of Ponzi Schemes. Reported figures indicate a 70% jump in the second quarter this year….

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Ticket Selling Scams rising amid upcoming New Year Celebration

Ticket-selling scams involve using tickets as bait to steal consumer money. The scammers usually sell fake tickets or make individuals pay for fake tickets, or even steal credit card information to defraud them. As covid-19 restrictions began to lift, people anticipated the return of in-person festivals and events. However, just like the internet provides countless…

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