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Job scams have increased during the Covid-19 crisis. How to avoid one
After roughly six months on unemployment and struggling to find a new job amid the coronavirus crisis, Aaron Heaps, a New York-based actor and waiter, finally thought he'd found something.Automattic, a publishing company that owns and operates WordPress.com, reached out to Heaps via a startup job site called AngelList and encouraged him to apply fo...
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$15 million business email scam campaign in the US exposed
The FBI is investigating a global business email compromise (BEC) campaign that has netted cybercriminals at least $15 million in illicit proceeds.  On Wednesday, cybersecurity researchers from Mitiga said the campaign, which is ongoing, uses social engineering techniques to imperso...
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How to Recognize a Small-Business Scam
The fraudsters pump you for information they say will speed you the money. They might even set up fake websites to collect your “application.” It’s all a ruse to get a quick payment, gain access to your bank accou...
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How to avoid falling for fraud
Money laundering (also known as "money mule") scams have been around for a long time, but have been gaining in frequency during the Covid-19 pandemic. That's because many of us are quarantined at home, spending more time online, where many of these scammers prey. Three of the most-popular money mule scams involve online love interests, work-from-ho...
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How to Avoid COVID-19 Small Business Scams
Small businesses may not think they are on the radar of cybercriminals, but they're prime targets. Hackers are employing phishing and business email compromise scams to steal credentials and money during the COVID-19 pandemic. To reduce your chances of being scammed, check email sources, secure your computers and devices, and train your staff....
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How to Prepare for Business Email Compromise Scams
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams have become increasingly commonplace and financially destructive. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 2019 was the worst year on record for BEC scams — both in terms of the nu...
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Better Business Bureau Scam Tips: Protect Yourself
Small business owners can be the victim of scams and frauds just like individual consumers. Crooks might see you as a softer touch than big businesses but with deeper pockets than typical consumers.We reviewed the Better Business Bureau (BBB) scam reports to identify scams targeting business owners. We found at least ten. And we’ve supplied tips fo...
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Stratford Management Tokyo Review
Stratford Management Tokyo Review Stratford Management Inc. is a leading investment management company in Tokyo, Japan. They have a dedicated entrepreneurial management team that focuses on creating value for their investors and clients. Their depth of experience and knowledge in the field positions them near the forefront of the industry. Ove...
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Scammers can create fake business ads on Google ‘within hours’ | Scams
Fraudsters can create and post adverts for fake businesses on Google “within hours”, according to a Which? investigation.The UK consumer organisation also said it was worryingly easy to create a fake business page on Facebook.News of its findings comes weeks after the Advertising Standards Authority announced it was launching a UK “scam ad alert” s...
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