TAMPA — The FBI has generated a list of the latest scams and ways people can protect against becoming victims.
Special Agent Dave Couvertier, a spokesman for the FBI Tampa Field Division, said there are “literally thousands” of scams making their way through cyberspace.
“Some old. Some that have evolved or been retooled,” Couvertier said. “People have to understand that scams nowadays are nothing more than tricks that are devised to steal money from individuals or companies, which result in a profit for the scam artist.”
Here’s the latest Top 5 scams identified by the FBI: