THE FIVE MAIN SCAM SIGNS
The most common scams follow a simple pattern, and once you understand that you’ll be able to spot the signs and avoid being a victim, now and in the future.
01. TEMPTING OFFERS
You see offers that are way below market rates or inconceivable.
02. UNEXPECTED FRIEND REQUESTS
You get an online friend request from an unknown person.
03. PAY BY GIFT CARDS OR CREDIT
You are asked to pay for the service with gift cards or shopping credits.
04. URGENT MONEY TRANSFERS
You are asked to make urgent funds transfers.
05. OTP REQUESTS
You are asked to reveal your OTPs (one-time passwords).