Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2020-10-18 08:24:50 –
Providence, Rhode Island — Scammers are paying attention as US voters face a particularly polarized November election.
FBI, Better Business Bureau, and cybersecurity experts warn of new, increasingly sophisticated online fraud plans related to the US presidential and important Senate elections.
They say fraudsters are masquerading as funders, PACS, and voters, impersonating candidates and campaigns, and launching fake voter registration drives.
It’s not the vote they’re looking for, it’s stealing personal and financial information from voters.
The chief security officer of a digital security company said that the scripts vary, but “psychologically, these scams are me who want to do something, get involved, donate, take action. It meets our wishes. “