History of the Swindle: the Internet

Today in the History of Swindles we look back to the origins of the cyber-swindle. Many hands are wrung at the prospect of larger and more complex swindles made possible by today’s fast-paced, technology-based, privacy invas’d society. Almost 300,000 people—the population of Omaha Nebraska—reported being victims of Internet crime in 2008, and there is speculation … Continue reading