Frauds & Scams Series: Inside SIM Swapping and How to Protect Yourself

Today we are diving into the world of cyber frauds and scams. Imagine waking up one morning and you can’t make any calls, send text messages, get on to social media, get into your banking accounts or get your email. As you frantically try to access each account, you realize that the problem is that you no longer have service on your phone. Well, this is confusing. You pay your bill automatically every month. Today we are examining the cybercrime of SIM swapping. Now this is a scam that can make anyone who has a cell phone a potential victim. We’re going to talk about how this scam works and what steps you can take to protect yourself.