Can you guess the number one Internet scam in 2009?

Can you guess the number one Internet scam in 2009?


Click to enlarge this fake FBI email.
"The amount of money Americans lost to Internet-based scams and fraud soared to $559.7 million last year, more than double the figure for 2008, according to a new report.

The No. 1 scam, making up 16.6 percent of all complaints, was from e-mailers who falsely claimed to be representing the FBI."


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One thought on “Can you guess the number one Internet scam in 2009?”

  • Spam from an anti-spam service says:

    I was able to receive this kind of scam email as well. Another notorious email scam is an emai from Paypal. I believe it’s still circulating up to this moment.

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