Skype, Facebook. Tinder and many other dating sites are experiencing this kind of scam nowadays. Sextortion scam targets people who like to add random people searching for someone to talk to, or even sex. They are then obliged to pay the scammer in exchange for what the scammer holds against them.
A total of $2.3 billion from legitimate businesses were stolen by fast-scammers who are able to impersonate company executives in emails and order employees to transfer funds to accounts controlled by cyber criminals according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The deadline for filing of income tax returns is on Apr. 18, 2016 and once again, thieves will be busy hacking and scamming those who will be filing for tax refunds. You can prevent these criminals from stealing your tax refunds by doing some effective preventive measures.