On this episode of Inside the FBI, learn how to protect yourself from tech support scammers trying to get access to your wallet and your computer. To report a fraud visit tips.fbi.gov, and to report an internet crime including scams, fraud, or extortion, visit Internet Crime Complaint Center at ic3.gov. For a full transcript and audio download visit: https://www.fbi.gov/news/podcasts/inside-the-fbi-tech-support-scams.

Timestamps:
0:00 Scam calls affect everybody
1:05 Breaking down how a scam call works
4:27 Scammers emotionally manipulate victims
4:50 Scam call statistics from IC3.gov
5:36 How scam calls have evolved
6:53 Money mules and money laundering
8:12 How LEGATs (legal attaches) aid the FBI in foreign countries
11:17 FBI, LEGATs, and partnerships
13:26 How to protect yourself from scam calls
14:25 Clues you’re being scammed

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