The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a new article warning users of online romance scams designed to dupe you out of your money. Often the scammers gain the confidence of their victims and then trick them into sending them gift cards or money for family emergencies or trips to come visit, but never happen.
The FTC warns users of a phishing scam involving fake Netflix email messages designed to steal personal and payment information.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcedOperation Main Street: Stopping Small Business Scams, a coordinated joint effort with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), law enforcement and state/federal partners, to help stop scams that target small businesses.
Users should be on the lookout for tragedy-related scams taking advantage of tragic events, such as recent Texas school shooting.
Threat actors from likely Nigerian origin are using business email compromise scams (BECs) to target Fortune 500 companies.