Latest investment scams
Cryptocurrency investment scam
Scammers use social media and messaging applications (e.g., WhatsApp) to contact victims and point them to websites that look like actual companies with the correct branding and logos. They often promise to provide large returns, but investments are not returned.
Investment advice from “trusted professionals“ scam
Scammers pretending to be real investment professionals at large financial firms use social media to connect with and convince victims to sign up to cryptocurrency investment websites that feature logos from trusted brands. Victims share personal and banking details to open a trading account. The victim makes a minimum deposit with two outcomes: