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Archive for April, 2020

Online Extortion Scams Increasing During The Covid-19 Crisis

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has seen an increase in reports of online extortion scams during the current “stay-at-home” orders due to the COVID-19 crisis. Because large swaths of the population are staying at home and likely using the computer more than usual, scammers may use this opportunity to find new victims and pressure […]

School Closings Due to COVID-19 Present Potential for Increased Risk of Child Exploitation

With our children home for the remainder of the school year and attending classes via the internet there is an increased risk of them being exploited. Please read the article below from the National FBI Citizens Academy and watch over our precious future. The FBI is warning families and educators that due to school closings […]

Actors Take Advantage of COVID-19 Pandemic to Exploit Increased Use of Virtual Environments

April 1, 2020 Alert Number I-040120-PSA Questions regarding this PSA should be directed to your local FBI Field Office. Local Field Office Locations: www.fbi.gov/contact-us/fieldCyber Actors Take Advantage of COVID-19 Pandemic to Exploit Increased Use of Virtual Environments The FBI anticipates cyber actors will exploit increased use of virtual environments by government agencies, the private sector, […]

FBI MEDIA ALERT: Albuquerque FBI Division presents Director’s Community Leadership Award

Albuquerque FBI Special Agent in Charge James Langenberg presented the 2019 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award today to Chris Schueler, the Emmy® Award-winning founder of Christopher Productions, for partnering with the FBI to host youth events about the dangers of opioid abuse, vaping, and other important topics. Each of the FBI’s 56 field offices annually […]

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