Cybersecurity Awareness: Romance Scams

Cybersecurity Awareness
February 14, 2019

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 mikewilson@cwi.edu 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.