According to the FTC, consumers reported losing more than $6.1 billion to fraud in 2021, a 80% increase over the prior year
It’s clear from the numbers that scams are on the rise, so teams at Google and the Cybercrime Support Network are saying enough is enough.
With Google's help, we are spotting the most common patterns used by scammers and offering practical advice to help you stop them in their tracks.
Scams are always growing and evolving. Take a look at the numbers to see just how pervasive these schemes can be.
2.9 million victims reported a scam in 2021
11 seconds is the average time between scams in the U.S.
$6.1 billion total fraud losses reported in 2021