woman in car caption 'Thinking about the one time I saw a random number on my exes phone and used the number at Ulta to find out her name and take all of her reward points' (l) Crowed lined up outside Ulta building (c) woman in car caption 'Thinking about the one time I saw a random number on my exes phone and used the number at Ulta to find out her name and take all of her reward points' (r)

‘She’s the one who wanted to share’: After finding the number her boyfriend was texting, woman allegedly used it to steal its Ulta rewards points

'Always be savage af.'

On Jun 24, 2022 by Jack Alban

woman looking into camera and her face is being scanned

Deepfakes can fool biometric checks used by banks, research finds

Fraudsters can easily use artificial intelligence to open up fake accounts online.

On May 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

First Lady Zelenska with a cyber/technology overlay

Account impersonating the Ukrainian first lady and soliciting crypto remains on Twitter even after she blasts ‘fraudsters’

Olena Zelenska blasted 'fraudsters' capitalizing on Ukraine's 'suffering.'

On Mar 16, 2022 by Claire Goforth

woman on phone with computer in background

Online marketplace for stolen credentials Slilpp taken down by authorities

According to the DOJ, Slilpp sold stolen credentials, resulting in losses worth over $200 million in the U.S. alone.

On Jun 11, 2021 by Tricia Crimmins

John McAfee and a tweet about criminal charges

John McAfee charged over alleged ‘pump and dump’ cryptocurrency scheme

The antivirus pioneer is accused of raking in millions through deceptive pump-and-dumps.

On Mar 5, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

hundred dollar bills arranged in a triangle, showing benjamin franklin's eyes

The dark side of the PPP loan program

Lack of oversight in coronavirus spending facilitated historic fraud.

On Oct 16, 2020 by Claire Goforth

A tweet from Brian Kolfage in front of a border wall

Old tweets show ‘We Build the Wall’ scammer calling criminal investigation ‘fake news’

Four men including ex-White House adviser Steve Bannon were arrested nearly one year later.

On Aug 20, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

Steve Bannon Arrested Border Wall Fraud

Steve Bannon arrested for defrauding donors to ‘We Build the Wall’ GoFundMe

Bannon and others were charged by federal prosecutors.

On Aug 20, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

Homepage article image

Rick Scott’s tweet reminds everyone of his company’s Medicare fraud scandal

'Nice to meet you, kettle.'

On May 20, 2020 by Claire Goforth

Homepage article image

Instagram influencer scams followers out of $1.5 million

She convinced them to hand over debit cards.

On Feb 17, 2020 by Collyn Burke

scammers-deepfake-ceo-voice

Scammers tricked company into transferring them $243,000 by deepfaking CEO’s voice 

Fraudsters used AI software to mimic the German boss' voice.

On Sep 3, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

USPS Truck

Criminals are using the U.S. Postal Service to steal customer’s identities

Maybe don't sign up for this service.

On Nov 9, 2018 by Nahila Bonfiglio

elon musk tesla space ceo the boring company

Elon Musk settles with SEC, out as Tesla chairman

Musk and Tesla will each pay $20 million to investors

On Sep 30, 2018 by Ellen Ioanes

Credit Card with Cash

YouTube tutorials show people how to exploit stolen credit card details

Credit card scam artists are sharing their knowledge via social media.

On Jul 25, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

morocco prime minster fake

Dad pretends to be prime minister of Morocco to get a table at a restaurant

Well, that was easy.

On Jun 20, 2018 by David Britton