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Online scams, alert someone!

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The internet has brought great things to our lives, we connect, do business and help each other, however daily many people are being victims of internet scams, commit yourself to tell at least one persons of the dangers of online scams.


  • 13 days

    To go

  • 100

    Target

  • 4

    Participants

Project Starter

Mariela Arrieta

Short description:

Scammers are getting increasingly sophisticated in their attempts to get your money or personal details, thousand of people are falling daily for these scammers, they hurt not only your pocket but also your feelings, they take advantages of people loneliness to take their money, and even they credit their own lives to help the scammers, let spread the word, and explain friends and family members of online scams.

Sign up opens: 05 Jan 2020

Sign up closes: 05 Feb 2020

Hashtags:

onlinescamsalert

Goal / impact

Everyone is a target!

Scams target every one of all backgrounds, ages and income levels. They have no mercy, all of us can fall for one of these scams, they look like the real deal, they use social media, and other ways to get to people, fake identities and use technology to sell you products, services and even the promise of finding the love of your life, to convince their victims to hand them money.

Informing someone will help to spread awareness and the dangers of online scams!

Inform yourself and share the information, list of top scams. (there are many more, and they creating new ways daily.)


Romance Scams

Nigerian Prince Scam

Advance fee (military scam)

Jobs advance fee

Pishing scams

Fake online stores

lottery scams

Investment Schemes

Hitman

Secret Shopper

Word of Mouth

Death Certificate Scam

Microsoft tech call

Vacation rental scams

The internet has brought great things to our lives, we connect, do business and help each other, however daily many people are being victims of internet scams, commit yourself to tell at least one persons of the dangers of online scams.

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