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Top Ten Scams

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Romance Scams

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Most USA and Canadian citizens were victimized financially, emotionally, psychologically and socially by this scam. this process requires the scammer to use a fake profile pretending to be either a man or woman and make their victims fall in love which makes them vulnerable to their schemes.

Employment Scam

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Employment scam is a problem for job seekers which is a means that scammers use to devour individuals who are job hunting, they take advantage of their opportunity of job hunting and offer them mouth watering opportunity with promises of bonuses and allowance

Phishing

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Phishing takes many forms – from fake invoices and online endorsements to wire fraud. Fraudulent emails and fake websites that are created to deceive the public into believing they are authentic, continue to be a huge problem, Phishing scams send emails that mimic reputable entities like banks…

Online Purchase Scams

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Online purchase scam is one of the most easiest way scammers get to their clients by setting up fake websites that offers goods and services they seek for. this is more of like a trap waiting to rip individuals from their money and it’s still a trending way scammers use.

Extortion and Blackmail Scams

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This form of online scam involves the scammer threatening you with some leverage. This leverage may be real or imagined. Fraudsters can use private sexual media content of their victim to blackmail them. These criminals may threaten to upload the content online if the victim fails to comply.

LOTTERY SCAM

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Often times you might receive messages from different known brands that yu have won huge amount of money from their lottery draw and so ask you to pay some amount of money to claim the lottery code, it is clearly a scam and you should not consider any of such.

Tech Support Scams

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Scammers may call pretending to be computer techs from well-known companies like Microsoft or Apple. Others may send pop-up messages that warn about computer problems. They will say they have detected viruses or other malware on your computer and need you to give them remote access to your computer.

Advance fee scam

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This involves a medium whereby a scammer offers a particular service or product you are intrested in and ask you to pay some fee upfront then reimburse the balance after the you receive your order, it’s all failed promises and they will keep asking you for more money before you realise what is happening you must have lost much money.

Hijacked Profile Scam

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This process of scam involves scammers hacking your profile and either request you to pay money before giving it back to you or use your account to request for money from your friends pretending to be you.

Inheritance Claims

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Similar to the lottery scam, these scams revolve around you receiving an inheritance that you previously had no knowledge of. There are a few variations of this type of fraud but the bottom line is they are all scams. Some will write to you telling you they are “estate locators” who have located a long lost inheritance for you.