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A simple step to help you avoid falling for an online scam

  • Yaniv Hanoch & Nicholas J. Kelly
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Since the outbreak of the pandemic, we have used more online services to make purchases or perform banking procedures.

Keeping up with the latest digital scams is tiring. Fraudsters always seem to be one step ahead.

But our research found that there’s one simple thing you can do to greatly reduce your chances of losing money to Internet scams: Slow down.

In fact, among the many techniques used by fraudsters, one is creation A sense of urgency Or the need to act or respond quickly is perhaps the most damaging.

As with most legitimate sales, act fast. reduces the ability to think carefully, Review the information and make an informed decision.

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