News – Following the OneCoin Crypto Fraud 2019 [Video]

Onecoin

OneCoin lawyer found guilty in ‘crypto-scam’ A US lawyer has been found guilty for his role in the OneCoin cryptocurrency scam, which raised billions of pounds from investors convinced they were buying into a new digital currency. A New York jury found that Mark Scott helped to perpetuate the scheme, routing approximately $400m (£310m) out of the US while working to conceal the true ownership and source of the funds. Prosecutors said he made about $50m. Mr. Scott’s lawyers had said he did not know that OneCoin was worthless. They…

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Prize Lottery Scams [Video]

Lottery Scams

Unexpected Prize & Lottery Scams How to Recognize and Avoid Lottery Scams   Online Threat Alerts Beware of “Facebook Group Email Addresses” Lottery Scams Unexpected prize and lottery scams work by asking you to pay some sort of fee in order to claim your prize or winnings from a competition or lottery you never entered. How lottery scams work You will receive notification that you have won a lot of money or a fantastic prize in a competition, lottery or sweepstake that you don’t remember entering.  The contact may come by…

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ICFO Archive: Seniors Grandparent Scams [Video]

Grandparent Scams

Older archive but a good history of Senior Grandparent Scams  Right Click on Links ‘Grandparent scams’ steal thousands from seniors http://money.cnn.com/2013/05/22/retirement/grandparent-scams/ “Grandparent scam” explained: What you need to know  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/grandparent-scam-explained-by-former-scammer-what-you-need-to-know/ Top 10 Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them  http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/3-8-14-senior-scams-how-to-avoid/ These scammers are targeting your elderly parents  http://www.cnbc.com/2015/02/17/these-scammers-are-targeting-your-elderly-parents.html The Grandparent Scam  http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/09/the-grandparent-scam/?_r=0 Grandparent Scam FAQs Con Artists Exploit Family Ties, concern  http://grandparents.about.com/od/grandparentingissues/tp/Grandparent-Scam-Faqs.htm How to Guard Against Common Scams That Target Seniors Hundreds of thousands of older Americans are victims of financial fraud and theft every year. http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2015/10/27/how-to-guard-against-common-scams-that-target-seniors 8 costly scams…

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ICFO Internet Resources [Video]

Resources

Selected ICFO Internet Resources The broad range and depth of resources include, but are not limited to Addiction, Aging, Children’s Safety, Complaint, Identity Theft, Privacy, Scams. Spam These may include articles, blogs, how to, filing forms, tips and such Resources for your personal research, papers, and library Excellent start for your Due Diligence and further investigation Resources Warning and Recommendations Most of us know that value of a recommendation when you need something; be it a plumber, repair or the type of help resources herein Making a recommendation put your…

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ICFO Archive: Identity Theft [Video]

Identity Theft

Older archive but a good history of Identity Theft Identity theft Identity theft is the deliberate use of someone else’s identity, usually as a method to gain a financial advantage or obtain credit and other benefits in the other person’s name, and perhaps to the other person’s disadvantage or loss. Wikipedia Right Click on Links Identity Theft Protection: 10 Ways To Secure Your Personal Data https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertadams/2017/05/05/identity-theft-protection-10-ways-to-secure-your-personal-data/#c376b962fde9 Identity theft ring busted after suspects spend $150K at Macy’s http://nypost.com/2017/05/09/identity-theft-ring-busted-after-suspects-spend-150k-at-macys/ A woman tried using a stolen credit card to buy groceries, cops say http://fox5sandiego.com/2017/05/09/woman-tried-using-stolen-credit-card-to-buy-groceries-cops-say/ Woman, Pushing Tot in…

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Seniors Identity Theft [Video]

Seniors Lose $3 Billion to Identity Theft Each Year. Do This to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft Alix Langone   Identity theft impacts millions of people every year, and older Americans are targeted at higher rates than the rest of the population. People age 65 and older lose a whopping $36.5 billion to elder financial abuse every year, and almost $3 billion of that money is stolen via identity theft fraud, according to a study conducted by financial services firm TrueLink. The average amount of money an older adult loses…

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ICFO Archive: Shopping Online 2 [Video]

Older archive but a good history of Shopping Online Right Click on Links ACCEPTING ONLINE PAYMENTS: THE ESSENTIALS http://www.dynamicbusiness.com.au/technology/accepting-online-payments-the-essentials.html?utm_medium=article&utm_campaign=DB&utm_source=DB&utm_term=part4 UNDERSTANDING THE RISKS OF SELLING ONLINE http://www.dynamicbusiness.com.au/technology/understanding-the-risks-of-selling-online.html Don’t be a distracted customer when it comes to online shopping  http://fox61.com/2016/10/17/avoid-holiday-shopping-scams/ Black Friday 2016 survival guide: How to avoid scams and the top retailers to watch Everything you can expect from the one-day-only shopping bonanza  http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/whats-on/shopping/black-friday-2016-survival-guide-12057681 Cr-Card Scammers Flock to Online Shopping Use of stolen card data on Internet climbs; ‘no one is standing there to authenticate you’  http://www.wsj.com/articles/cr-card-scammers-embrace-online-shopping-1477387802 Be aware of online…

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ICFO Archive: Shopping Online 1

Older archive but a good history of Shopping Online Right Click on Links Terrible People Create Fake Amazon Pages, Convince Walmart To Price-Match them  Mobile shopping apps raise privacy and security issues DONATE TO OUR LIBRARY WHEN YOU SHOP ONLINE! Shopping online just got a little riskier 10 ways to ensure your security while shopping online Why mobile matters for online shoppers EBay Outs Revamped Mobile Apps For Android And iOS To Lure Back Sellers And Buyers 38 percent of online retailers are not yet prepared for the holiday season…

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Isn’t It Time YOU Helped Support Our Internet Crime Awareness Campaign? [Video]

Internet Crime Fighters Org [ICFO] YOU Can Help Increase Internet Crime Awareness? We need Visitors, Traffic to Help Increase Internet Crime Awareness Our ranking has dropped from a high 20-30k range to 1.7m Our website valuations have dropped from $7-8k to $2k It has become necessary to create our first support campaign since 2004 ICFO Fund Raising Campaign Donations would be appreciated and welcome Your Likes, Shares, and Comments will increase our Ranking, and Help Attract Traffic, Advertisers, and Sponsors Thanks for Your Support and Have a Great Day Internet…

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Facebook and Instagram Now Have a Problem With Scam Libra Ads

While Facebook is struggling to agree on its crypto project Libra, a wave of fake Libra accounts have come up online, including on Facebook itself. According to a report by The Washington Post on July 22, nearly a dozen fake Libra pages have circulated across Facebook and its social photo-sharing app Instagram, posing as official entities for the much-discussed digital currency. Facebook removed Libra scam pages only after alerted by Washington Post As said in the report, a number of those fake Facebook and Instagram accounts were removed on July…

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