College students across the United States have been targeted to participate in work-from-home scams. Students have been receiving e-mails to their school accounts recruiting them for payroll and/or human resource positions with fictitious companies.
IC3 continues to receive reports of telephone scams involving calls that claim their “relative” is in a legal or financial crisis.
The Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) today issued a warning to taxpayers to beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an effort to defraud them.
If you receive a “ring once” call from a number you do not recognize, DO NOT return the call.
A recent MetLife survey estimated that $2.6 billion is lost each year in financial scams aimed at seniors and retirees
IC3 has produced Scam Alerts advising the public of an ongoing telephone scam in which callers purport to be an employee of a major software company
The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster
Businesses are receiving email with alleged customer complaints containing malware downloader that encrypts computer files and requires a private key (ransome) to decrypt.
FBI continues to receive reports of spam e-mails that use FBI officials’ names
Researchers at IT security company ESET have discovered a banking trojan that is targeting users who bank online in the Czech Republic, Turkey, Portugal and, most recently, the United Kingdom.