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Cybercrime, FTC releases a video to help users against romance scams

Cybercrime, FTC Releases A Video To Help Users Against Romance Scams

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a short video to help users spot and defend against romance scams, a phenomenon on the rise worldwide

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a short video to help users spot and defend against romance scams, a phenomenon on the rise in United States and worldwide. In this type of fraud, cybercrime gain the confidence of their victims and trick them into sending money. The video includes stories that romance scammers tell to online daters to get them to send money and offers tips for avoiding these scams. Use caution when online dating, and never send money or gifts to someone you have not met in person. The Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users to review FTC’s article on Romance Scams and NCCIC’s tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. 

Here is the video

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