June 14, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Warning over Heineken beer scam spreading ‘like wildfire’ over Whatsapp

Whatsapp users have been urged to be vigilant over a scam competition which purports to offer people the chance to win a cooler of beer in time for Father’s Day. The sham contest is said to be spreading “like wildfire” across groups and messages on the app. The fake offer will usually appear as a…

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June 13, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Richard Branson ramps up efforts to end crypto scams using his name

Richard Branson ramps up efforts to end crypto scams using his name Jinia Shawdagor · 2 hours ago · 2 min read Bitcoin › Scams Branson has directed his legal team to confront social media companies that host false crypto advertisements bearing his name. 2 min readUpdated: June 13, 2022 at 4:46 pm Cover art/illustration…

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June 13, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Fake NFT Influencer Mineeervas Scams A 17-Year-Old Brazilian

A 17-year-old NFT enthusiast got scammed by fake NFT influencer Mineeervas. In a Twitter thread, the Brazilian victim narrated how Mineeervas deceived him and took his money. Continue reading to find out one of the scams in the NFT space. There’s a new NFT scam in town and fake NFT influencer Mineeervas is involved. Credit:…

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June 13, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

WhatsApp scam message from ‘son’ leaves grandad £24,000 out of pocket

Nigel Gammon responded to a WhatsApp message pretending to be from his son who lives abroad using a temporary number which asked him to send his credit card detailsNigel Gammon, from Adelaide in Australia, was contacted on WhatsApp by someone pretending to be his son (Image: 9News) A grandfather was left £24,000 out of pocket…

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June 12, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

The new scam taking advantage of Boris Johnson’s ‘green’ campaign

Criminals are taking advantage of homeowners installing solar panels and heat pumps as part of the Government’s green drive. Eco-friendly households have increasingly fallen prey to scammers and cowboy builders, who have used the energy crisis and concerns surrounding utility bills to target victims. Citizens Advice said the number of scam cases related to solar…

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