Scams and Crime
Lawmakers Should Update The Anti-Money-Laundering Act Of 2020 To Account For InflationJune 17, 2021
On Jan. 1, 2021, the United States government enacted as federal law the Anti-Money Laundering Act...
How The FBI Seized Bitcoin from Colonial Pipeline Hackers – Does Law Enforcement Have More Control Over Cryptocurrencies Than People Believe?June 9, 2021
According to the FBI, it has successfully seized most of the Bitcoin ransom paid by Colonial...
Cybercriminals Are Impersonating Meal-Kit Services In Order To Steal Money And Personal InformationJune 1, 2021
Cybercriminals Are Impersonating Meal-Kit Services In Order To Steal Money And Personal Information Cybercriminals are exploiting...
Beware Fraudulent Emails, Websites, and Faxes Bearing Names Of Real Attorneys And Law FirmsFebruary 10, 2021
Criminals are impersonating attorneys and law firms as part of sophisticated versions of classic “Nigerian Prince”...
Free COVID-19 Masks Arriving At People’s Homes Across The USA Are Likely Part Of A Cyber ScamFebruary 7, 2021
People living in many different areas of the USA are reporting receiving to their homes in...
Images Of Government-Issued IDs Should Not Be Trusted For AuthenticationJanuary 11, 2021
Government Issued identity documents (IDs), such as passports and drivers’ licenses, may be appropriate forms of...
Warning To Employers And Their Former Employees: Ex-Engineer Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Hacking Cisco’s WebExDecember 14, 2020
A former Cisco engineer was sentenced this past Wednesday (December 9, 2020) to 24 months in...
Social Media Account Verification Messages: CyberCriminals’ Latest Phishing Technique Exploits Both Human Emotions And Anti-Fraud TechniquesDecember 1, 2020
Social media users’ delight at receiving notification that their accounts have qualified for Verification (that is,...
Beware Emails Discussing President Trump’s Health – Many Are Disguised CyberattacksOctober 7, 2020
Beware emails with subject lines related to President Trump’s COVID-19 infection and general health; many such...
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