ID THIEVES, IMPOSTERS AND MALWARE
HEAD OUR NEW TOP SCAMS LIST
The growing popularity of social media sites, ransom demands and the Internet of Things shared one thing in common during 2016 — as sources of significant change in the scams landscape.
As we look back over events of the past year, we see some interesting new trends emerging in our annual Top 10 list of scams.
We base our chart on statistics reported by various consumer agencies plus reports from readers and the findings of our own Internet research.