A professor from the USA has been posing as an immigrant woman of a different race for months

Twitter “user” The Science Femme claimed to be a minority racial female academic and immigrant. She spoke sharply against other women scientists and reproached them for racial intolerance. It turned out that behind this image was a white ...

5 quarantine scams that could cost you thousands of dollars

You may have noticed that the number of robotic calls dropped when the pandemic broke out. As call centers open around the world, the number of calls from robots is increasing. But scammers come up with more and more ways to bypass protection. About 5 such methods ...

Data theft and election interference: Russians accused of fraud in the United States

On September 10, a criminal case was opened in the United States charging a Russian citizen with alleged involvement in a conspiracy to use stolen personal data of real US citizens to open fraudulent accounts in banking and cryptocurrency exchanges. This is reported on the official ...

In the United States, a white professor has been posing as an African American for years

Jessica Krug, an activist teaching African American history at George Washington University, wrote a post-exposure in which she said that she had been pretending to be black from different parts of America for years, writes The Guardian. She is actually a white woman with Jewish roots from Kansas City. Previously Jessica ...

How Russian-speaking immigrants are deceived in the USA: 4 main schemes

In the modern world, migration is a fairly common phenomenon. People travel to different countries trying to find their home. But often they fall into the traps of fraudsters, are left without money, with undermined health and a broken psyche. This is stated in the blog "220 kilovolts" ...

She presented herself as an immigration lawyer: a Russian-speaking fraudster is being tried in California

According to court records, a woman who allegedly presented herself as an immigration lawyer and received thousands of dollars from asylum seekers in the United States was charged with fraud, writes Mercury News. Nelly Gabueva, who, according to the authorities, also uses the pseudonyms Nelly Allen, Nelly ...

"Enchanting failure": US authorities caught millionaire fraudsters due to bragging in social networks

The day after his 29th birthday in May this year, Olalekan Jacob Ponle posted on Instagram his photo in front of a bright yellow Lamborghini in Dubai, writes the BBC. “Don't let people make you feel guilty about the wealth you've made for yourself.” - ...

COVID-19 pandemic increases online scam activity: how to protect yourself

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly expanded the use of Internet services by Americans, and scammers decided to take advantage of this. A new report by TransUnion showed that since the beginning of March, the activity of fraudsters on the Internet has increased by 11%. About this writes FoxBusiness. “The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique and unprecedented challenges for ...

California businessman accused of major coronavirus test fraud

Authorities said his company billed Medicare $ 69 million for optional and inappropriate testing for allergies and coronavirus, Fox Business writes. On June 9, the president of a medical technology company in Silicon Valley was accused of introducing ...

How to choose an immigration lawyer and avoid fraud

Immigration fraud, unfortunately, is a common occurrence, very often immigrants get hooked by scammers when looking for a lawyer. We have gathered some tips on how to choose the right lawyer, check his license and a history of violations, if any. To avoid fraud with ...

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