December 4, 2021 In ​​, -anyos

Report: Women, minorities, elderly most vulnerable to online attacks

A new report on the demographics of cybercrime shows that women, minorities and the elderly are most vulnerable to online attacks. The Malwarebytes, Digitunity and Cybercrime Support Network joint study of 5,000 people from the United States, England and Germany confirms that online scammers succeed more with these vulnerable demographics than with others.   “This…

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December 4, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

If you answer your phone and hear this recording, hang up immediately

Spam calls are unbelievably annoying and, at times, seemingly incessant. Once your number makes it onto some sort of list, the deluge of robocalls and messages from scam artists can drive anyone mad. While some spam calls are easy to screen, scam artists have grown increasingly clever when it comes to coercing you to pick…

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December 4, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

SCAM ALERT: Beware of Brics project-funding con

Scammers are impersonating Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi as part of a “special projects funding” con. Nxesi has warned the public to beware of communication that purports to be from the ministry, which calls for citizens to participate on social media regarding supposed projects and funding. In a statement on Wednesday, the department…

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December 4, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

South Australian Man Pleads Guilty To Medibank Scam, Blames ‘Gay Scene’

A  25-year-old gay man from South Australia on Monday pleaded guilty in a Melbourne County Court to obtaining property by deception, after he committed a $120,901 Medibank rort to fund a “high-end” lifestyle of flashy clothes, clubs and cocaine, the Herald Sun has reported. Dwayne Antojado was found to have fled to Melbourne in 2017…

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December 4, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

Former Pastor Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for $33 Million Investment Scam

A former California pastor has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after being found guilty of overseeing a church-based investment scam amounting to about $33 million.Last Friday, Kent R.E. Whitney, the former pastor of Church of the Healthy Self, was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison and a fine of $22,662,668 in restitution…

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