Do you know how to protect yourself against scams and fraud? Want to know more?
Well today practically everybody and his / her dog has a smart phone. Given the many affordable Internet based subscriptions provided by mobile operators in Malta most people today use mobile phones not only to communicate but also to bank, shop, invest, and play skill games, amongst others.
Most people are practically always on line. This make it far easier for scammers to target you.
In this Infographic, ĠEMMA presents a number of tips that you should follow protect yourself from a mobile phone scam.
We encourage you to print for this Infographic for your own use as well as to place as a poster at your place of work. This Infographic is prepared by our eSkills Malta Foundation partner in consultation with us.
If you believe that you have uncovered a scam or you were the target victim of one, ĠEMMA advises you to report this. Do not let the scammer get away with it. Remember that there are vulnerable people who may not have the knowledge you have and may be at a high risk of being scammed unless the scam is stopped.
Contact the Malta Police Force’s Cyber Crime Unit as follows:
Telephone: +356 2294 2231/2.
In person: Call or visit any Police District station and lodge a report. The District Police Officer will request the assistance of a member from the Cyber Crime Unit as required