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Resources

Resources for Military Personnel and Families

May is Military Appreciation Month, and we’re kicking it off by introducing a new resource on FraudSupport.org, our resource hub...
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Resources

Resources for Remote Work and Small Businesses

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many businesses and employees have transitioned to working remotely. While you stay home to keep...
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Tips

How Online COVID-19 Scams are Affecting College Students

Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve all dramatically adjusted our lives in ways that many would have never anticipated. Social...
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Guest Blog

Advocating for Older Adults Who Have Experienced the Trauma of Financial Fraud

Laura Cook, Esq., Director of Training & Technical Assistance, National Center for Victims of Crime Crimes affecting vulnerable populations, such...
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General CSN

Cybercrime Victims: A Law Enforcement Perspective

Jim Ellis D/F/Lt. Commander of the Michigan Cyber-Command Center (MC3), Michigan State Police interviewed by Taryn Porter Victims often turn...
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News

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) starts on April 19th and ends on April 25th, 2020. This year’s theme is...
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Press Release

NICB and Cybercrime Support Network Partner to Warn the Public About COVID-19 Scams

DES PLAINES, Ill.—The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and the Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) are partnering to educate online users about scams surrounding...
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General CSN

The Month of the Military Child

Christine Chapeau, Director of Partner Relations at Cybercrime Support Network April is the Month of the Military Child. For firsthand...
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Guest Blog

Microsoft Takes Action Against World’s Largest Online Criminal Network

What is a botnet? A botnet is a network of internet-connected, malware-infected devices that can be used to commit cyberattacks...
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General CSN

2019 Year In Review

2019 was a year of growth and learning for the Cybercrime Support Network (CSN). The entire team at CSN is...
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Tips

National Caregiver’s Day – Top Scams Affecting Older Adults: How You Can Help

Cybercrime affects every age group. Often, older adults are targeted by scammers for their more established savings, medical benefits, tax...
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Guest Blog

Impostors: Stealing Money, Damaging Lives

Guest blog by AARP They may contact you by phone. Or online. They may even come right to your front...
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General CSN

#RedHeartsRedFlags Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to all of those who participated in yesterday’s Twitter chat, #RedHeartsRedFlags! It was our biggest chat yet; with...
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Guest Blog

The Epidemic of Romance Fraud

By Steve Baker, International Investigations Specialist, Better Business Bureau What is romance fraud?  Scammers create fake profiles, often using stolen...
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Tips

#RedHeartsRedFlags – Romance Scams, Young Adults

Applications like Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, and Hinge are popular dating platforms for young adults! While these apps can be a...
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Tips

#RedHeartsRedFlags – Romance Scams, Older Adults

Online dating is a great way to meet people and often leads to love, but what happens when the person...
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Tips

#RedHeartsRedFlags Warning Signs of a Romance Scam

Romance scams can strike anyone at any age. In 2018, romance scams accounted for the second-highest financial loss reported to...
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Tips

Identity Theft

It’s Tax Identity Theft Week, but it’s more than just a week! It’s important to stay vigilant and protect your...
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General CSN

National Compliment Day – We love our partners and sponsors!

January 24th is National Compliment Day, and we want to take a moment to compliment each of the amazing organizations...
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Tips

Travel Scams

There are a million things to think about while you travel. Unfortunately, you can add scams to the list! Scammers...
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