Instagram and Snapchat users targeted in extortion scam

Thursday 18th April 2019

Instagram and Snapchat users targeted in extortion scam

Victims are being tricked into revealing Two Factor Authentication (2FA) codes and extorted for money with the threat of having their personal photos shared publicly if they don’t pay up.
Action Fraud has received multiple reports about Snapchat and Instagram accounts […]

Action Fraud Warning To Instagram Users

Tuesday 26th February 2019

Action Fraud Warning To Instagram Users

Fraudulent investments are being advertised on social media and Action Fraud, the reporting watchdog, says a shocking £3,168,464 was lost to scammers between October 2018 and February 2019. On average, each victim lost a total of £8,900 per person.
Action Fraud […]