Question: What types of online scams can you encounter?

What are some common frauds that occur online?

Types of internet fraudPhishing or email scam. It is a method used by fraudsters to steal your personal information. Online shopping frauds. It is one of the biggest internet frauds since the past few years. Identity theft. Work from home scam. Lottery fraud. Matrimonial frauds. Tax scams. Credit card reward point fraud.More items •11 Sep 2019

What are the different types of digital scams?

Online scams through emails and websitesCopycat government websites. Some scams involve websites designed to look like official government websites such as HMRC. Dating and romance scams. Holiday frauds. Mandate fraud. Pharming. Phishing emails.

How do I find out if someone has stolen my identity?

How To Know if Someone Stole Your IdentityTrack what bills you owe and when theyre due. If you stop getting a bill, that could be a sign that someone changed your billing address.Review your bills. Check your bank account statement. Get and review your credit reports.

How do I know if my identity has been stolen?

Warning signs of identity theftA strange charge on your credit card bill. Credit card bills stop coming in the mail. Your credit score is going up. Your credit score is going down. You get a tax transcript that you didnt request or your electronic tax return is rejected. Youre unexpectedly denied for a credit card or loan.More items •Apr 27, 2021

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