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. & CYBERCRIMECybercrime Cybercrime is a crime related to technology, computers, and the Internet. Typical cybercrime are performed by a computer against a computer, or by a hacker using software to attack computers or networks. REPORTING ENTITY

COUNTRY: Japan

AGENCY/ENTITY: インターネット・ホットラインセンター | INTERNET HOTLINE CENTER JAPAN (IHC)

ONLINE REPORTING AVAILABLE: Yes

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://internethotline.jp/

REPORTING WEBSITE/URL: https://internethotline.jp/reports/edit/IHOU7

 

 

 

 

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