February 25, 2024
Scammers now targeting young adults more than other age groups


Young adults now losing more money to scams than any other age group

Updated: 12:25 AM CST Jan 22, 2024

Young adults are now losing more money to scams than any other age group, according to the Better Business Bureau.Scammers are targeting 18-24-year-olds in a variety of scams, but employment scams are costing them thousands of dollars. Here are the 10 most common scams that young adults are falling victim to, per the BBB:Employment Online purchases Cryptocurrency RentalInvestmentFake check/money orderPhishing Romance Advance fee loan Credit repair/debt relief

Young adults are now losing more money to scams than any other age group, according to the Better Business Bureau.

Scammers are targeting 18-24-year-olds in a variety of scams, but employment scams are costing them thousands of dollars.

Here are the 10 most common scams that young adults are falling victim to, per the BBB:

  1. Employment
  2. Online purchases
  3. Cryptocurrency
  4. Rental
  5. Investment
  6. Fake check/money order
  7. Phishing
  8. Romance
  9. Advance fee loan
  10. Credit repair/debt relief
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