The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team have identified an emerging fraud where social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.
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Fraudsters are posing government officials in order to trick people into installing ransomware which encrypts files on victim’s computers.
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