What to Expect This Election Year

Election year exposes us all to tons of political news, phone calls, emails and other campaign strategies. A constant flow of information gives cybercriminals a perfect opportunity to jump into the chaos and fly under the radar! We want to help you recognize and recover from scams this election season. That’s why we are dedicating August 10th through the 14th to addressing election season scams affecting everyday consumers. 

What’s coming up?

We’ll be covering political donation scams, fake surveys/polls, and voter registration scams in-depth this week. Stay tuned for a special guest blog from our partners at the Global Cybersecurity Alliance! We’ll be providing red flags, reporting, and recovery information all week long. 

To kick things off, we’re starting with an infographic touching on these three common election scams, check it out below! This is a great resource that you can share with your family, friends, and professional network. Download and utilize this tool to recognize and respond to election season scams!

Where can I find it?

Be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube to stay in-the-loop as we post our #ElectionSeasonScam resources. Connect with us and share our information with your network! To keep up to date with events like this in the future, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter, where we provide monthly updates about all things CSN. 

As always, if you or someone you know has been affected by cybercrime or online fraud, visit us at Fightcybercrime.org for reporting and recovery guidance.

Download the Three Common Election Season Scams Infosheet