Online scams in teens and young adults are on the rise » Scammer News


HONOLULU (KHON2) — A new study finds that teens and young adults might be falling for online scams at a higher rate than seniors.

That’s according to Social Catfish, a website dedicated to verifying email addresses, web pages, and online profiles.

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David McClellan, the founder and president of the company, said these findings were shocking to him. 

“We look at those people as more of the savvier people. You know, their grandparents and parents come to them asking them for help setting up routers and navigating Facebook,” said McClellan. “They are the generation that is helping all of us out. But what we have seen in our research and reports is that they are also influenced by other people on the internet.”

According to McClellan, online scams…

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