Tag: identity theft
In a shocking revelation, 20% of all applications to California community colleges are now from "ghost students" - scammers using someone else's name to pocket the financial aid and never show up for a single class. This fraudulent activity is not just a problem because it's fraud; it also places a significant burden on underfunded community colleges and takes up slots in classes that real students are getting crowded out from. The fraudsters are focusing their efforts on Pell grants, which became a more attractive target because the federal government stopped verifying family income during the pandemic.
Navigate the often-misunderstood world of recruitment scams on popular messaging platforms like WhatsApp and Telegram with our comprehensive guide. Learn to spot the signs of fake job offers, understand the tactics used by scammers, and discover practical tips to safeguard your personal information.
Discover the power of multi-factor authentication in securing your online accounts and personal information. Learn how MFA enhances your security, protects against cyber threats, and works hand-in-hand with strong passwords to keep you safe online.