COMMENT: ‘Hi Mum, Hi Dad’ Scams On The Rise – Britons Already Tricked Into Paying £1.5million

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Aug 04, 2022 01:48 am PST

It has been reported that con artists behind ‘Hi Mum, Hi Dad’ WhatsApp scam are now using text messages to target victims, fraud expert warns – as figures reveal how Britons have been tricked into handing over £1.5million in just six months. Fraudsters are now using other avenues such as ‘traditional’ SMS and text messages in order to approach their victims, according to Chris Ainsley, head of fraud risk management at Santander UK. 

The full story can be found here: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11076553/Fraud-expert-warns-twist-WhatsApp-scam-Brits-tricked-1-5m-just-six-months.html