CYBER-CRIME NEWS


21
Dec 2016
THE EVIL OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Friend requests and easy conversation can quickly lead to threats of blackmail, as users fail to take suitable precautions Following a few glasses of wine, John’s inhibitions had dropped when he went online to talk to a woman he had met through an internet dating site. Although they had not met in person, they had been exchanging messages for about a week and a half. Because of the familiarity built up through previous messages, and the effects of the alcohol, when she suggested that she would remove some of her clothes if......

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WOMAN CONNED OUT OF £20,000

WOMAN CONNED OUT OF £20,000

‘Elizabeth’ was asked for money within a week of speaking to her online match and claims the police ‘did nothing’ A woman claimed a Nigerian gang posing as an online love interest conned her...


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SCAM AND SAFETY INFORMATION

It is an illusion for anyone to believe that it is impossible to fall victim of fraud. Conventional wisdom recommends that we be on guard always as scammers everywhere are incredibly deceptive and can...


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