Scams

Facebook scams: Bad ads, bogus grants, and fake tickets lurk on social media giant - Despite the company's efforts to clamp down on bad ads and bogus accounts, Facebook scams continue to run rampant. We highlight a few popular examples.
Here are the most popular robocall scams and how to avoid them - We dip back into robocall scams, exploring some of the most popular tricks and tactics used to part people from their money and personal information.
International students in UK targeted by visa scammers - Visa scammers are at it again, this time targeting Chinese international students in the UK. Learn how these scams work in order to steer clear, and advise others to do the same.
The lucrative business of Bitcoin sextortion scams (updated) - Sextortion scams are back on the radar, and many say they’re on the uptick. We investigate an email campaign to see how lucrative the business of sextortion can be.
QR code scam can clean out your bank account - QR code scams are still popular. We should learn to treat QR codes like we do any other unrecognizable URL: with suspicion on where it will take us.
New Facebook ad reporting tool launches in UK - Consumer expert Martin Lewis took Facebook to court over multiple rogue ads bearing his likeness. It's now been settled out of court, and Facebook users have a new tool in the fight against bad ads.

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