Using these fake LinkedIn accounts, scammers
are able to establish a sense of credibility among professionals in order to initiate further connections, it said.
know that we generally are more vulnerable when our focus is on gift-giving, travel, celebrations, and time with family and friends.
also use re-routed Australian phone numbers to create the impression that they are located in Australia.
Contact the Pensions Advisory Service for free and impartial guidance to talk through your options and learn about how to spot a scammer
are becoming more sophisticated, and we are increasing our efforts to combat this crime and help customers look for signs of scam activity, said Jared Lawrence, vice president of Revenue Services.
If a scammer
is targeting you then you won't be the first person they've set their sights on.
More than 50,000 people in the UK frequently send off money to fake lotteries, fake psychics and other scammers
Once details are given to the scammers
they then make fraudulent purchases.
, however, can take advantage of this, utilizing what the Better Business Bureau characterizes as the "classic grandparent scam.
The courier card scammers
have so far targeted older residents in Mile Oak, Fazeley, Hopwas and Bonehill.
Lyons said scammers
target Facebook users and proliferate the method of "clickjacking.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to combat unscrupulous scammers