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Inside The FBI Podcast – Holiday Scams | Presented by SCARS

Inside The FBI Podcast - Holiday Scams | Presented by SCARS If you cannot play the podcast go to: Inside The FBI - Holiday Scams | Presented by SCARS on SoundCloud Podcast Transcript Monica Grover: ‘Twas the holiday season, when all through the land, online shoppers clicked quickly to get gifts in hand. But while they were adding treats and toys to their carts, a holiday scammer was practicing his art. “Free gift cards! Free presents! Just follow this link!” He hoped hurried shoppers would not stop and think. But one savvy shopper saw the [...]

Here’s How To Outsmart Criminals Abusing The Online Shopping Experience This Holiday Season

Here’s How To Outsmart Criminals Abusing The Online Shopping Experience This Holiday Season The biggest retail season of the year is around the corner, and you do not even need to leave the comfort of your home to participate. But Neither Do The Criminals Easy website design, increased social media traffic, and convenience has made buying and selling online products a pillar of the modern shopping experience. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven even more consumers [...]

Save Someone’s Life This Christmas

Be very careful this Christmas season! People that you know are going to be lonely. That makes them vulnerable to relationship attachments online. That makes them vulnerable to relationship scams. Scammers understand this and work extra hard during the holidays to exploit this. You probably know friends or family members who are alone and isolated. They lack day to day contact in their lives. Everyone wants and needs someone to talk to and relate to [...]