Top 5 types of email scam's in 2022.

  1. Phishing scams: fraudulent emails that appear to be from legitimate sources, often designed to trick individuals into revealing sensitive information such as login credentials or financial details.
  2. Nigerian prince scams: fraudulent emails that promise large sums of money in exchange for help transferring funds, often from a wealthy individual or a member of a royal family in Africa.
  3. Lottery scams: fraudulent emails that claim the recipient has won a large sum of money in a lottery, sweepstakes, or other contest.
  4. Business email compromise (BEC) scams: fraudulent emails that target businesses, often impersonating a CEO or other high-level executive and requesting fraudulent wire transfers or other financial transactions.
  5. Tech support scams: fraudulent emails that appear to be from legitimate tech support companies, often claiming that the recipient's computer has been infected with a virus or malware and requesting payment for remote technical assistance.
  6. Other email scams also exist, but these are among the most common. It's important to be cautious and verify the authenticity of any unexpected or suspicious emails before responding or taking any action.

How We Can Help

Digitpol's Cyber and Fraud Team are certified fraud and forensic examiners and can deploy to assist with all cases related to email fraud, email spear phishing attacks, email scams and on-line related fraud. Digitpol can deploy forensic examiners to investigate hacking, determine how it took place and report the findings, Digitpol ensures that hackers are not active in your network and ensure your user accounts policies and rules are configured correctly to prevent further attacks.

Digitpol's Business Email Compromise Investigation Team liaise with banks, police and exchanges, we present forensic evidence directly to banks requesting seizure or to hold and transferred funds.

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