Case Study: Scam trajectories - a typical path a scam might follow

Scams have typical trajectories they follow. It's important to understand that although the persuasion route may be the same, scammers work hard on updating the stories to mimic current events. Read on to find out the typical path a scammer might take when carrying out fraud. 

Scam trajectory

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Guest post: 6 golden rules of a scammer

Scams are now a part of daily life. Yet many people still believe scams only happen to gullible people and that the victim somehow deserved it. Martina Dove, Psychology Researcher specialising in the psychology of fraud and scams, shares her insight with HooYu and explains how scams can happen to anyone.


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7 top tips on how to transfer money safely online

It has never been easier for consumers to transfer money online thanks to the rise in digital technology and advancement in money transfer services. However, many fraudsters abuse these services and attempt to steal your money.

To guide you in the right direction when it comes to transferring money online, take a look at our top tips on how to transfer money safely in today’s digital age.

Transfer money

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Top tips on how you can avoid being scammed

Anyone can become the target of a scam. From cybercrime and unexpected winnings to dating scams and fake charities, don’t be fooled into thinking it’s just the naïve or gullible who are targeted. But it’s not all doom and gloom. We explore some of the common scams out there and explain how you can avoid falling victim to them.

How to avoid being scammed

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