The number of people who are scammed by people pretending to be friends with their own profiles has increased dramatically over the last few years, according to a study by research firm iResearch.
More than 60 per cent of people have been scammed using the technique in the last five years, the firm said in a research note.
And although most people don’t think they’re being scammed, they often are when they’re contacted by scammers, according the report.
A small number of scammers use the technique for profit.
While it can be an effective way to get some money from people, it’s not always practical for most people, according iResearch’s research.
The firm said it’s important to get in touch with people you know and check that they’re safe to contact if you’re involved in scammers.
You can also check for the likelihood of the scammer making a post or a video, which is also an effective warning to people that the scam is real.
The most common types of scams are phishing and phishing scams.
Phishing is when people send you fake emails.
Scammers may use fake names and email addresses to lure you into clicking on links.
Scams can also be automated.
A fake Facebook page that says it’s an organization for people with autism, for example, can be used as a scam.
The scamming is so common that researchers believe that about a third of the people who fall victim to scammers are unaware that they are being scamed.
In a report on scammers in 2017, the Institute of Advertising Technology found that 80 per cent were unaware they were being scammers and that the majority of people don`t recognise the scam.
“It`s really not a new thing.
It is happening more and more, so it is something that we have to be vigilant about,” iResearch senior research officer Paul Chubb said.
If you or someone you know is affected by a scam, call 1-888-419-4045.
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