Scams and Fraud

What are some common signs of a phishing attempt?

Phishing attempts often involve urgent messages, generic greetings, spelling errors, and deceptive URLs. Be wary of unexpected requests for personal information or unsolicited links in emails or messages.

How can I protect myself from falling victim to scams and fraud?

Stay informed about common scams, be cautious with personal information, use strong and unique passwords, enable two-factor authentication, and verify the legitimacy of communications before taking any action.

What is the difference between scams and fraud?

While both involve deceptive practices, scams typically refer to deceptive schemes designed to trick individuals, whereas fraud is a broader term encompassing intentional deception to gain something of value, often involving financial loss.