To start, got to be aware. Can’t be a square. Generation Z knows scam awareness to be on the look out for hoaxes. Given, proper netiquette for prevention.
Scam Awareness So We Look Out For Hoaxes
Then, communication from undeveloped countries in social media. Get rich quick schemes. In general, it is spam. But, a specific kind. Do be weary of requests from poor countries.
Underdeveloped countries are known for certain types of scams. Nigerians are known for all types of scams. They usually include making victims think they can get something for nothing. The contact claims to have a lot of money.
Awareness So We Look Out
The ‘Nigerian Scam’ is a type of check fraud common to people from that country. Also, it can be done by anyone. Requests to deposit checks from unknown sources are typically fraudulent.
And so, we have to believe to get tricked. It follows, don’t believe a message given certain facts. Plus, be skeptical of others.
Scam Awareness So We Look Out Netiquette
Be aware of fraud from poor countries because they often specialize in certain scams.