Public warned over criminals using celebrities to promote fake investments The UK's National Cyber Security Centre warns that websites advertising fraudulent investment schemes are on the rise.

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre warns that websites advertising fraudulent investment schemes are on the rise.

Criminals are defrauding people into making fake investments using forged news stories promoting investment advice from celebrities, the public is being warned.

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre, a part of intelligence agency GCHQ, has announced it has foiled a growing number of these scams over the last four months.

More than 300,000 malicious URLs linking to investment schemes promoted with fake celebrity endorsements, including Sir Richard Bransom, Ed Sheeran and Martin...
source: The Sky News

2020-08-14 06:05
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