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California Scammiest State In Nation [InfographicInfographic Infographics (a shortened word of "information" and "graphics") are graphic visual representations of information, data, or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly. They can improve your understanding of a topic by utilizing graphics. Infographics have evolved in recent years to be more useful for mass communications and thus are designed with fewer assumptions about the readers' knowledge base than other types of visualizations.]

Relationship ScamsScams A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. Now Estimated To Exceed US$700,000,000,000

Romance ScamScam A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. Losses in California U.S.A. USD$450,482,128* In One Year 2018

California Reports: Nearly Half a Billion Dollars in losses from romance scams in 2018 alone for California!

*Note: that is just what was reported to the police! Since only about 3% report these crimes, then the real total could be 30 times greater – over $15 Billion for California alone!

That does not include other forms of online crime, such as BEC scams that are also believed to be over $10 billion in California per year!

 

California is Now The Scammiest State In The U.S.A.

California is Now The Scammiest State In The U.S.A.

 

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