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SCARS™ Special Report: U.S. FBI Reported Cybercrimes Passes 5 Million

SCARS™ Special Report: U.S. FBI Reported Cybercrimes Passes 5 Million Internet Crime Complaint Center Marks 20 Years And More Than 5 Million Reports From Early Frauds to Sophisticated Schemes, IC3 Has Tracked the Evolution of Online Crime NOTE: IT IS ESTIMATED CYBERCRIME VICTIMS ONLY REPORT BETWEEN 3% TO 5% OF ALL SCAMS AND CYBERCRIMES. THEREFORE THIS NUMBER SHOULD BE MULTIPLIED BY 20X TO GET A REAL SENSE OF THE NUMBER OF CYBERCRIMES OCCURRING. According to [...]

SCARS™ Law Enforcement Action Against Scams: Operation WireWire

SCARS™ Law Enforcement Action Against Scams: Operation WireWire The United State Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Working with Partner Agencies Domestically and Around the World  in a Large-Scale Coordinated Effort to Dismantle International BEC Scams WireWire Operation Background: United States Federal authorities—including the Department of Justice and the FBI—announced in June 2018 the major coordinated law enforcement effort to disrupt international business e-mail compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers [...]

SCARS™ Major Scam & Scamming News: Famous Nigerian Prince Arrested Along With A Total Of 80 Scammers With $46 Million

SCARS™ Major Scam & Scamming News: Famous Nigerian Prince Arrested Along With A Total Of 80 Scammers With $46 Million This Brings The Total Of Scammers Arrested In 2019 To Over 4,000 This Is Part Of The Indictment Of Over 80 Nigerians For Impersonation Scams This Month Famous Nigerian Prince Arrested with $46 Million: The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network [...]