Many criminals specialise in defrauding unsuspecting victims of Cybercrime.
Phishing and fake texting are other methods as well as phone call scams.
Emails often look completely genuine as the fraudsters use genuine pictures to pretend.
For phishing forward emails to email@example.com
for tax related phishing email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s been four years since Friends Against Scams launched with the aim of spreading awareness of scams! Time to make some noise about scams and equip as many people as possible with the knowledge to protect others. Every Friend Against Scams makes a difference –so what are you waiting for? Join in. Spread the word. Protect others. #ScamAware
We have a number of advice books online to read.
The statistics for August 2020 show the following
Total number of reported offences 242
Total loss £ 488,236.87
Average per victim £ 2,017.51
So cyber crime seems profitable for criminals and we want to make it not worth their while.
Look at the statistics for August though.