Europol announces concentrated effort against 12 major ransomware scammers; efforts in Ukraine and Switzerland
FTC issues new policy statement on free trial offers/subscription traps that spells out needed disclosures; Statement itself here; one Commissoner dissents because of pending rulemaking on this subject
National Consumers League warns scammers are expected to take advantage of supply chain issues to scam victims over the Christmas holidays
Article by DOJ on how they address money mules issues
Thought of the week: Now that scammers have earned millions (maybe billions) from applying online for unemployment benefits they are very likely to replicate that by using ID theft to steal other kinds of government benefits. See the article on Calgary police arresting scammers who applied for student loans.