The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently reported people lost $143 million to romance scams in 2018 – a higher total than for any other type of scam reported to the organization. According to a new FTC data spotlight, reports of romance scams are on the rise.
Learn about romance scams and how you can avoid being a victim:
FTC Consumer Information: Romance scams will cost you.
Department of Homeland Security: Internet Romance Scams
Contact Mike Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208.562.3193 with questions or for more information, and stay tuned for more tips and information on cybersecurity awareness in future issues of Bert’s Alerts.