Date: 5 months ago   Category: Internet

Swindlers pretended to be a general and extorted money in social networks


The American military have asked users not to communicate with the lieutenant general Stephen Townsend on social networks because swindlers are behind his name and photos. About it command of VS of the USA has written to Twitter. "There is no general Stephen Townsend in Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Instagram, Google Hang Out, dating services, chats, etc." — military have said. Below they have published pages of impostors who under names of the military personnel try to extort money from interlocutors. — U.S. Army TRADOC (@TRADOC) on August 14, 2018, 16:20 In command of criminal investigations of United States Army was noted that receive hundreds of complaints a month from the victims which transfer to swindlers the large amounts, The Popular Mechanics writes. Military have also described methods of malefactors. According to them, at first impostors use public images of high-ranking officials and ordinary soldiers, and then ingratiate to nothing to not suspecting users of social networks and ask from them money on credit. "The most widespread scheme includes criminals, is frequent from other countries, especially from the Western Africa. They pretend to be the American soldiers who serve in combat zones. These swindlers often submit documents and other "proofs" of the financial requirements when they ask to transfer the victims to them money" — have noted in command. Earlier the spy managed to crack a profile of the employee of the Royal Air Force of Great Britain in Tinder to find out confidential data at her colleagues. It is more than hell and strange news in Tape of a Bottom Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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