Real Scams That You Should Stay Far Away From

Digital Kidnapping

27. Digital Kidnapping

Yes, this sounds bad, but out of all the scams listed, this will do the least amount of damage. Digital kidnapping is when hackers will take control of your social media profiles.

Sometimes, this can be detrimental to your name, but most of the time, you will be able to get your accounts back. On rare occasions, these scammers will require you to pay a large amount of money to get your accounts back, and if they don’t receive the money, they might post detrimental information for all to see.

If this happens to you, the best thing you can do is to simply contact the social media platform and say you are experiencing unwanted fraud.

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