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Beware Of The LinkedIn Scam: A Scam Breakdown And How To Avoid It!

You need to avoid the LinkedIn scam­mers. This is their sto­ry and your how to guide!

LinkedIn is a well estab­lished, suc­cess­ful com­pa­ny. How­ev­er, a cer­tain crim­i­nal ele­ment has decid­ed to tar­get indi­vid­u­als with legit­i­mate pro­files on LinkedIn.

The scam­mers uti­lize LinkedIn as a way to intro­duce them­selves to unwit­ting indi­vid­u­als. This par­tic­u­lar scam involves LinkedIn and the theft of funds in the form of cryp­tocur­ren­cy.

Accord­ing to the F.B.I., scam­mers are rip­ping-off LinkedIn users by lur­ing them into a cryp­tocur­ren­cy invest­ment scheme. In the F.B.I’s opin­ion, this is pos­ing a sig­nif­i­cant threat to LinkedIn and to con­sumers. The F.B.I. fur­ther indi­cat­ed that this type of fraud­u­lent activ­i­ty is sig­nif­i­cant, and there are many poten­tial vic­tims, as well as many past and cur­rent vic­tims.

The LinkedIn scam is just like many scams, is pret­ty-straight­for­ward. Just like many cons do, it begins by gain­ing your con­fi­dence. How­ev­er, this scam has result­ed in numer­ous vic­tims being defraud­ed and the theft of large amounts of funds. The final form of these funds usu­al­ly being cryp­tocur­ren­cy.

This video breaks-down the LinkedIn cryp­tocur­ren­cy scam and what users can do to avoid being ensnared.
00:00 Intro­duc­tion
00:48 Scam Aler­rt: LinkedIn Scam
01:34 Details Of The LinkedIn Scam
01:53 Scam­mers Lur­ing LinkedIn Users to Cryp­tocur­ren­cy Scheme
02:16 How The LinkedIn Scam Works
03:01 Scam Starts With Offer To Make A Cryp­tocur­ren­cy Invest­ment
03:44 Scam­mer Directs User To A Fale Cryp­tocur­ren­cy Plat­form
04:19 LinkedIn Scam Vic­tim Los­es $288,000
04:43 LinkedIn Scam Avoid­ance Tips
06:02 Please Like & Sub­scribe
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