Threat Brief: Free Sweepstakes Might Cost You

Posted by Alexa Villanueva on Thu, Mar 01, 2018

SWEEPSTAKE SCAMS CAN LEAD TO LOSS OF MONEY AND POTENTIALLY BECOMING A TARGET FOR CYBER CRIMINALS

Fraudulent sweepstakes can arrive through the mail, an internet ad and even through a phone call or text message. Scammers are now using sophisticated tactics for their notifications to seem real and fool victims into giving them personal information to use it for criminal activities such as taking out loan or even filing for tax refunds on their behalf.

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Topics: ThreatBrief, sweepstake scam

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