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Europol #CyberScams awareness campaign

  • CEO/BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE (BEC) FRAUD 252.94 KB
    #CyberScams: CEO fraud: scammers pretend to be your CEO or senior representative in the organisation and trick you into paying a fake invoice or making an unauthorised transfer out of the business account.
  • Invoice fraud 301.82 KB
    Invoice fraud: they pretend to be one of your clients/suppliers and trick you into paying future invoices into a different bank account.

Phishing/Smishing/Vishing

They call you, send you a text message or an email to trick you into sharing your personal, financial or security information.

Phishing/Smishing/Vishing Video

  • Spoofed bank website fraud 280.22 KB
    Spoofed bank website fraud: they use bank phishing emails with a link to the spoofed website. Once you click on the link, various methods are used to collect your financial and personal information. The site will look like its legitimate counterpart, with small differences.
  • Romance scam 224.72 KB
    Romance scam: they pretend to be interested in a romantic relationship. It commonly takes place on online dating websites, but scammers often use social media or email to make contact.

Personal data theft

They harvest your personal information via social media channels.

Personal data theft Video

Investment and online shopping scams

They make you think you are on a smart investment... or present you with a great fake online offer.

Investment and online shopping scams Video

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