Internet Crime Is Soaring: Here Are 5 Ways to Prevent It

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Americans reported a record number of internet crimes in 2020, as crooks took advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to exploit even more victims. Crime victims filed some 791,000 complaints with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) last year. That was a 69% increase from 2019 and represented more than $4.1 billion in reported losses. The IC3 says cybercriminals took advantage of the…

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