What gets discussed?
Phishing (when a real website gets replaced by fake one) is one of the most common fraud types. That way, scammers quickly collect millions of dollars before they are revealed and blocked.
And what else happens?
Scammers are rather ingenious, but most typically, both ICO organizers and investors face the following:
- ICO organizers get fake emails from well-known bloggers or journalists;
- investors get phishing emails from ICO ‘representatives’;
- investors get messages from fake accounts of ICO ‘representatives’ on social media and in messengers.
Each of these cases often ends up with sending money to scammers. How to reveal the fraud attempt and prevent it – read our tips this week.