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The most common types of scams targeting consumers and businesses are listed below.

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  • 10-08-2018

    Sharp increase in WhatsApp scams 

    Fraud Help Desk is increasingly receiving reports about scam (attempts) through WhatsApp involving a ‘family member’ asking for money. The number of reports has already quadrupled on last year’s figures. The total damage has run up to 100,000 euros. 

    In these WhatsApp scams, the victim typically receives a message from a relative asking them to advance money. The request often comes from someone pretending to be an adult…

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