What to do when you’ve been scammed out of money online — Scam Guards

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Got scammed online? You might be able to get your money back. (Photo: Getty)

First, the bad news: There are a lot of scammers out there, and unfortunately, some of them manage to get money from unsuspecting victims. These days, you can get scammed while shopping online, searching for a loan, booking a vacation, or looking for a job. Cybercriminals have even expanded their reach to include text messages, where scams are sent via SMS messages.

“The rapid growth in SMS-driven fraud is probably the most dangerous and increasingly common,” Rob Shavell, co-founder and chief executive officer of the…

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