ORLANDO, Fla. — The FBI has a warning about a new scam where criminals are posing as a customer or technical support representatives to rip you off.
The cyber thieves are sending out text messages saying your account may have been compromised, to get you to respond right away.
Clicking on the link could take you to a scammer’s site, even though it looks legitimate.
Once there, people can fall victim to financial scams if they don’t protect themselves.
“So, folks really need to be on the lookout for anything that involves cryptocurrency moving money into an account that they don’t have any knowledge of,” said cybersecurity expert Jordan Kelly. “That should really be a warning sign that something may have gone wrong.”
If you do fall victim, report the incident immediately to the FBI or law enforcement.
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