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Often these scams promise a high income for little work but request an up-front payment before starting work.
Investment scams involve scammers contacting you via unsolicited phone calls or email with offers of investments in lucrative schemes that will provide attractive returns.
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Scammers then demand payment before allowing you to access your computer again.
‘Hit man scams’ involve scammers sending random death threats via SMS or email from a hired ‘hit man’.
These are often contained in spam If you receive an email or SMS which looks like a scam, the best thing to do is delete it.
Do not respond, attempt to unsubscribe, or call any telephone number listed in the message.
They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.
The message will contain threats to kill you unless you send the hit man cash.
If you are the recipient of a threat or extortion scam, you should report it to the ACORN.
This includes inheritance scams, ‘Nigerian’ scams, money reclaim scams and other upfront payment or advanced fee fraud.
These scams ask you to: If you are the recipient of an unexpected money scam, you should report it to the ACORN.