Monday, March 30, 2009

Internet Fraud On the Rise, FBI Report Says

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released its annual report on Internet fraud revealing that some $265 million was lost in 2008 in the US. More than 275,000 complaints were logged averaging almost $1,000 in losses each. The losses represent an increase of nearly 11 percent over 2007. Complaints increased dramatically by 33 percent over the prior year.

Read the FBI announcement here.
Read the entire report here.

1 comment:

Tudose said...

This increasing trend will probably continue in 2009 if no measures will be taken.