February 22, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Understanding the Psychology of Catfishing

This past Valentine’s Day, the Federal Trade Commission released a warning that online romance scams were at an all-time high. These scams involved a predator adopting a fake persona and pursuing an online relationship with an unsuspecting victim.   Online romance scams are also known as “catfishing,” based on the 2010 documentary (and subsequent MTV reality series) about…

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February 22, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Apple’s trust issues could end up hurting us all

You remember the App Store’s motto, right? “The apps you love. From a place you can trust.” Let’s check in on how that’s going. “Indie Developer Dogged By Scammy Clone Apps Again Highlights the Holes in Apple’s App Store Review Process” To be fair, Apple doesn’t say what you can trust the App Store for.…

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February 22, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

$4M ETHEREUM RETURNED TO CRYPTO SCAM VICTIMS BY MANCHESTER POLICE

Police in Greater Manchester have helped to return more than £4m to the victims of an international crypto scam after specialist officers were sent to track down two suspects. Several people, duped into thinking they were making investments, lost money after following advice from a company that disappeared with their cash. Officers arrested a 25-year-old…

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February 22, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

UK Police Return $5.4 Million to Cryptocurrency Fraud Victims

The U.K. police have returned over $5.4 million to victims of an international cryptocurrency scam. The police say that almost $10 million more will be returned to victims. So far, 127 more people have filed a claim to recoup their investments. Police Return Funds to Crypto Scam Victims The U.K.’s Greater Manchester Police (GMP) announced…

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February 22, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Indian Police Arrest 11 People in Cryptocurrency Scheme Defrauding 2,000 Investors

Indian police have arrested 11 people so far in connection with a fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme that has duped about 2,000 investors out of $5.4 million. 11 People Arrested so Far in Cryptocurrency Scam in India Indian police have cracked down on a cryptocurrency investment scheme that has duped over 2,000 investors out of 40 crore…

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