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Fake donation schemes rise after earthquake in Turkey and Syria
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Fake donation schemes rise after earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Following the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, researchers from the US cybersecurity company Cyble claim to have found a rise in bogus donation schemes. "The Kahramanmaras earthquake on February 6, 2023, in Turkey and Syria is a perfect illustration of how con artists use natural disasters to commit donation fraud. After a crisis, people frequently desire to aid those impacted by making donations to charitable organizations, according to a blog post from Cyble Research & Intelligence Labs. Scammers take advantage of this compassion by posing as fundraisers for disaster assistance while actually using the funds for their own benefit read more Fake donation schemes rise after earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Stay informed and stay ahead of the game with the latest cybersecurity ...