Tags romance scams

INTERPOL raids hundreds of scammy call centers in sweep

by Tonya Riley

Investigators found scammers involved in human trafficking.

Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

FBI: Cybercrime reports saw 'unprecedented' rise last year, costing nearly $7B

by Tim Starks

Business email compromise again proved costliest, at $2.4 billion, according to the bureau's Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Online romance scams expand, now with more cryptocurrency

by Joe Warminsky

The FTC says that of the $547 million in romance scams reported in 2021, $139 million in losses involved cryptocurrency transactions.

The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

by Tonya Riley

But cryptocurrency still poses a big challenge.