Money Mules

View our infographic and continue reading below! Once scammers get a victim’s money, they are far from done. They often need to move the money – and they are not going to do it themselves. That is where they employ the help of others – some knowingly, but many not: “money mules”. A “money mule”…

Free Streaming Sites Scam

The rapid increase in subscribers of streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+ has rendered the streaming market an attractive target to scammers. And so … you are browsing through the Internet and you come across a streaming platform. It looks just like other major streaming platforms, even if the web address and logo look…

Senior banker ‘taken aback’ by financial abuse of the elderly in Malta

The number of cases is significant – HSBC Malta CEO https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/senior-banker-taken-aback-by-financial-abuse-of-the-elderly-in-malta.888283 Elderly people are facing financial abuse, including by their own family members who help themselves to their savings, deposits and bank cards, a senior banker has warned. Simon Vaughan Johnson, who heads HSBC’s Malta operations, told financial practitioners earlier this month that he had…

Phishing Scam

Scammers use email or text messages to trick you into giving them your personal information. They may try to steal your passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. If they get that information, they could gain access to your email, bank, or other accounts. Phishing emails and text messages may look like they’re from a…