Virtual kidnapping scam strikes again. Spot the signs

Categories: News

Tags: virtual kidnapping

Tags: kidnap

Tags: scam

Tags: fake

Tags: fraud

Tags: ransom

Tags: victim

Tags: wire transfer

Tags: digital payment

Tags: venmo

Tags: cashapp

Tags: social engineering

Tags: phone call

Tags: mobile

Tags: relative

A recent scam has been making the rounds that attempts to fool you into thinking a loved one has been kidnapped.

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Electronic Sales Suppression Tools are cooking the books

Categories: News

Tags: electronic sales suppression software

Tags: tax

Tags: coronavirus

Tags: fraud

Tags: scam

Tags: point of sale

Tags: deception

We take a look at the tax industry’s war on electronic sales suppression software. What is it, and why are Governments going after suppliers?

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Watch out for this triple threat PayPal phish

Categories: News

Tags: PayPal

Tags: scam

Tags: phish

Tags: phishing

Tags: fraud

Tags: email

Tags: telephone

Tags: call

Tags: send money

Tags: notification

We take a look at a PayPal phish which comes complete with multiple ways to pull the wool over your eyes.

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Man scammed IRL for a phone he sold online

Categories: News

Tags: scam

Tags: fake

Tags: fraud

Tags: sale

Tags: selling

Tags: bank transfer

Tags: app

Tags: phone

Tags: mobile

Tags: social media

We take a look at reports of scammers using fake bank transfer apps to make it look as though they’ve bought your for-sale item.

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