Scams

United Kingdom Modern 419 Scam

Modern online romance scams are premeditated, organised crimes that steal millions potentially billions of dollars from vulnerable, lonely people over the internet.

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Casanova Conman Social Engineering

Hamish McLaren may be Australia’s greatest ever conman he stole women’s hearts and then their life savings, and stashed $70 million away somewhere in the world. So who the hell is Hamish and how did they bring him down?

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Beware of Coronavirus Scams

How to Protect Yourself and Your Family From Coronavirus Fraud The FDA advises consumers to be cautious of websites and stores selling products that claim to prevent, treat or cure COVID-19. There are no FDA-approved products to prevent COVID-19. Products marketed for veterinary use, or “for research use only,” or otherwise not for human consumption, have not been evaluated for safety and should never be used by humans. For example, the FDA is aware of people trying to prevent COVID-19 by taking a product called chloroquine phosphate, which is sold to treat parasites in aquarium fish. Products for veterinary use or for “research use only” may have adverse effects, including serious illness and death, when taken by people. Don’t take any form of chloroquine unless it has been prescribed for you by your health care provider and obtained from legitimate sources.

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