Cyber Crime

Cyber Crime – A Threat to Every Internet User

June 10, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

According to the Federal trade Commission (FTC), there are around 10 million reported cases of identity theft each year in the United States. A recent report by Eugene Kaspersky, founder and head analyst of Kaspersky Labs (a leading internet security company), indicates that the level of criminal activity […]

Cyber Crime

Cyber Crime Through the Eyes of a Normal Internet User

May 2, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Man has always strived to discover new things to make life better and more comfortable. He has been always motivated to find new vistas and try new methods and technological advancements using the intellect. One development leads to another and he never just stops and advancement and progress […]

Save Your Identity

Identity Theft -10 Ways To Save Your Identity

May 1, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Identity theft is on the increase. Fraudsters are continuously looking for ingenious ways to steal your identity and use this for fraudulent purposes. Sometimes without even realising, you might find yourself in circumstances and situations that put your identity at risk. Having someone else use your personal details, […]

Story of Scams

The Story of Scams – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

April 25, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Scams are an old story that’s written anew every day. Some scams have been around for at least a century, such as the Spanish prisoner scam, which has evolved into the Nigerian letter scam of today. Many newer scams utilize the latest in technological advancements to make it […]

Prevent Identity Theft

Prevent Identity Theft: Most Common Ways

February 13, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Your identity and personal information are valuable to criminals.How to Prevent Identity Theft If they get hold of details such as your full name, address, date of birth, phone number as well as credit card details or bank account numbers, they may be able to steal your identity. Celebrities […]

Fraud Schemes

Most Popular Fraud Schemes

October 13, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

The following are some of the most common scams that the FBI investigates and tips to help prevent you from being victimized. Visit our White-Collar Crime and Cyber webpages for more fraud schemes. To report cases of fraud, use our online tips form or contact your nearest FBI […]

Identity Theft

Identity Theft: How To Prevent?

May 3, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

Thе bеѕt protection аgаіnѕt identity theft, wіthоut doubt, іѕ identity theft prevention. A rесеnt article іn USA Today shows hоw identity theft саn happen. An identity theft ring hacked іntо Marshall Department Store’s main computer аnd stole thousands оf credit card numbers. Thе ring members thеn traveled thrоughоut […]

Identity Theft

Identity Theft: Most Common Fraud Complaint Received

February 3, 2015 FraudsWatch 3

  Identity theft іѕ оnсе mоrе thе top complaint received bу thе Federal Trade Commission, whісh hаѕ released іtѕ 2012 annual report оf complaints. 2012 marks thе fіrѕt year іn whісh thе FTC received mоrе thаn 2 million complaints overall, аnd 369,132, оr 18 percent, wеrе related tо […]