Monthly Archives: August 2017

Jobs – Investments

Betting & sports investment schemes Betting and sports investment scams try to convince you to invest in ‘foolproof’ systems and software that can ‘guarantee’ you a profit on sporting events. Investment schemes Investment schemes involve getting you or your business to part with money on the promise of a questionable financial opportunity. Pyramid schemes Pyramid […]

unexpected money

Inheritance scams These scams offer you the false promise of an inheritance to trick you into parting with your money or sharing your bank or credit card details. Nigerian scams Nigerian scams involve offering you a share in a large sum of money on the condition you help them to transfer it out of their […]

Fake charities

Scammers impersonate genuine charities and ask for donations or contact you claiming to collect money for relief efforts after natural disasters. How this scam works Warning signs Protect yourself Have you been scammed? More information Related news From the web How this scam works Fake charities try to take advantage of your generosity and compassion for […]

Dating and romance

Dating & romance Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions. They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details. How this scam works Warning signs Protect yourself Have you been scammed? More information […]