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Monday, 8.24.20

Online scams and COVID-19 crimes; Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission Monica Vaca

Online scams and COVID-19 crimes. The search for one man who allegedly used his charm to con a dozen women over the last 20 years, leaving them more than a million dollars in debt collectively – and how he was brought to justice; and a VICE News journalist who got caught up in an international love scam and documented her journey on tape. Plus, COVID-19 crisis cons, including “Zoom bombing” hackers; a woman scammed out of her stimulus money; and how a part time job opportunity nearly landed an innocent 26-year-old behind bars. And, Monica Vaca, the associate director of the Federal Trade Commission on why millennials have become a prime target for scammers during lockdown.

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