Since the 2000s, e-mail has become a mainstream means of communication. Until the 1900s, telephones and letters were the means of communication, but with the growth of the Internet industry, e-mail has become very common. However, in recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of scammers who use these emails to solicit suspicious investments, making society a very dangerous place.
investment scam email
In the 2000s, e-mail became mainstream as one of the means of communication, but scammers who misuse it to solicit investment have become very conspicuous. Scammers use a variety of tricks to deceive people over the phone, email, online, and by mail. Scammers will try anything to get you to invest. Then, what kind of solicitation is common in the case of fraud using email? Describe that pattern.
Fraud impersonating an investment company
Scammers pretending to be stock, FX, and virtual currency exchanges are increasing rapidly. Suspicious e-mails and chat rooms that solicit investments or give lectures on investment points are increasing rapidly, and the number of people who are deceived is increasing. Despite pretending to be a company, the company’s e-mail address is unknown, and scammers do not reveal their existence at all. If you ask a question and they say they won’t answer, you should suspect a possible scam.
Fake companies masquerading as stock, forex, and cryptocurrency exchanges are desperately trying to obtain exchange accounts and passwords. If your exchange account is stolen, not only will your personal information be withdrawn, but your money as well. In recent years, phishing scams have become very common and sophisticated crimes are on the rise. Please be careful as there are countless people who are deceived.
Solicitation of investment projects
Fake companies pretending to be stock, FX, and virtual currency exchanges are increasingly selling information products through e-mail. There are many patterns of selling really suspicious tools at high prices and then running away after selling them. General investors must improve their investment literacy for self-defense. This type of fraud has been around for a long time, but the number of victims is still not decreasing.
Global Fraud Volume
Recently, malicious frauds that take advantage of the corona crisis are rampant all over the world. 2020 saw the highest number of fraud cases in the world. In 2020, the anti-spam app Whoscall identifies calls and SMS from over 6.5 billion unregistered numbers, including 280 million fraudulent calls and SMS (fraudulent messages). Based on this huge amount of data, we have recently announced the “World Fraud Report 2020”.