FBI Warns of Online Extortion Scams - 04/21/20


The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has seen an increase in reports of online extortion scams during the current "stay-at-home" orders due to the COVID-19 crisis. Because large swaths of the population are staying at home and likely using the computer more than usual, scammers may use this opportunity to find new victims and pressure them into sending money. 

Read details in the complete FBI Announcement:

         FBI Public Service Announcement - Online Extortion Scams Increasing During the COVID-19 Crisis



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