When most people think about internet scams, they always consider themselves as being exception. But you'd be surprised on how much people actually reply to Nigerian princes and the like. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center, the trend isn’t showing signs of slowing down, with nearly $500 million lost between 2004 to 2009.
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can never be too cautious about scams on the web, and this infographic courtesy of Background Check lists down all the information on the types of scams to look out for. Scroll down below for the facts and to make sure you don’t wind up being their next victim:
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