Today – a deep dive into subject that is both funny, and not so much. Summertime Scams. The rip offs that are growing as people look for get rich quick schemes.  Covid scams, Crypto Scams, Voting Scams, even Insta scams. And sadly, we can go back to 9/11 scams. Yup people did that back then.I’m Steven Rosenbaum – and this is Future Forward. And I’m Alexa Scordato – lets launch.

Remember 9/11 Scams?

Prepare for the coronavirus scams: Learning from post-9/11 fraud

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-beware-the-coronavirus-frauds-20200408-f3evaeinmffuhhta7yaqqqrgk4-story.html%3FoutputType%3Damp

Covid scams 

Scammers Love a Crisis. Here’s What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thecity.nyc/platform/amp/coronavirus/2020/5/18/21270832/scammers-love-a-crisis-here-s-what-you-need-to-know-to-protect-yourself

Coronavirus Update: New Yorkers Warned About COVID-19 Testing Scam

https://www.google.com/amp/s/newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/03/26/coronavirus-testing-scam-new-york/amp/
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.medicaldaily.com/nyc-man-charged-after-attempting-scam-20-million-coronavirus-relief-program-453174%3Famp%3D1
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.medicaldaily.com/nyc-man-charged-after-attempting-scam-20-million-coronavirus-relief-program-453174%3Famp%3D1

Crypto scams

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-brooklyn-teen-cryptocurrency-theft-20191218-kwaclpznyvatlbr5eaypdg4h4y-story.html%3FoutputType%3Damp
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-brooklyn-teen-cryptocurrency-theft-20191218-kwaclpznyvatlbr5eaypdg4h4y-story.html%3FoutputType%3Damp

Twitter’s Direct Messages Is a Bigger Headache Than the Bitcoin Scam

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/security/twitters-direct-messages-is-a-bigger-headache-than-the-bitcoin-scam

Craigslist Scams

CRAIGSLIST SCAMS AND FRAUD: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

https://www.fraudguides.com/internet/craigslist/

Insta scams 

Why Do People Keep Falling for This Instagram Scam?

https://fstoppers.com/fashion/why-do-people-keep-falling-instagram-scam-470716

Voting scams

The Most Common Voting Scams—and How to Get Around Them

https://lifehacker.com/the-most-common-voter-suppression-scams-1830095243

Here are the top 2020 political donation scams and how to spot them

https://www.clickondetroit.com/video/news/2020/08/13/here-are-the-top-2020-political-donation-scams-and-how-to-spot-them/
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