romance scams

Pierluigi Paganini August 29, 2020
FBI warns of an increase in online romance scams

The FBI is warning of online romance scams and related financial losses, overall losses associated with those complaints exceeded $475 million. The Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of online romance scams (also known as confidence fraud), an ongoing criminal activity that continues to cause large financial losses along with emotional effects with unpredictable consequences. Crooks […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 06, 2019
Crooks turn victims into money mules via confidence/romance scams

The FBI published a security advisory to warn of cyber actors using online dating sites to conduct confidence/romance scam and recruit money mules. The FBI published a security advisory to warn of confidence/romance scams turning victims into money mules. The advisory explains that victims are used as part of a money-laundering scheme and act as […]