On May 28th of 2020, Cybercrime Support Network and Google joined forces and launched ScamSpotter.org to help individuals identify scams! Check out the site’s easy-to-remember tips, like the three golden rules to spot the scam, or take the quiz to test your scam knowledge. We are so proud to work with Google on this exciting initiative. Their support has been incredible. Today, we want to recognize Google, Vint Cerf and all of the wonderful people and organizations who made yesterday’s launch successful! Thank you to everyone who spread the news about ScamSpotter.org. Together, we can stop scams!
A Special Note from Vint Cerf, Google VP & Chief Internet Evangelist
In Local News
Local news stations all over the country were talking about ScamSpotter.org yesterday! Thank you; KOKH Fox 25, ABC Detroit, 1010 WINS, NBC 4 New YorkWRAL, WEWS Ohio, KVUE Texas, Fox News Seattle.
We want to give a shoutout to those that took the time to share information about ScamSpotter.org on their blogs and websites! Thank you Gizmodo, Mashable, BGR, CNET, The Daily Swig, The Hill, NBC News, Northeast Now, Phone Arena, UPI and more!
Social Media Buzz
From LinkedIn to Twitter to Facebook, we heard from many people who were excited to spread the word about ScamSpotter.org. We appreciate you!
Vint Cerf on the #ScamSpotter partnership between @Google and @cybersupportnet. @vgcerf @Fightcybercrime #cybercrime #cybersecurity https://t.co/zQxj1Cw767— SecureWorld (@SecureWorld) May 28, 2020
Scammers are on track to steal over $2 billion from Americans this year. Learn how to apply these three golden rules to identify just about any scam, whether it’s on the phone or online. → https://t.co/0WSimAuKNG brought to you by @cybersupportnet @Google pic.twitter.com/Aq38XmWOxc— craig newmark (@craignewmark) May 28, 2020
As Covid-19 Scams Run Rampant, Google Launches a Scam-Spotter Quiz https://t.co/wTXtWM0llH— Brian Roche WGAL (@BrianRocheWGAL) May 28, 2020
🤓🤔👍 #knownews #Gizmodo #tech As Covid-19 Scams Run Rampant, Google Launches a Scam-Spotter Quiz Since the outbreak https://t.co/HIAd2jSozE— Derek T McKinney (@DerekTMcKinney) May 28, 2020
The latest from one of our Champions…Show off your scam smarts! Test your knowledge with these real-life scam examples to see if you can tell who’s behind the screen. Take the quiz at https://t.co/nLNRcMRVy7 brought to you by @cybersupportnet and @Google. pic.twitter.com/yNYYmKB2kR— Cyber Readiness Institute (@Cyber_Readiness) May 28, 2020
The team at @cybersupportnet is so thrilled to be working with @Google on this important initiative. Check out https://t.co/fWjtpwm8ed today! Thank you, @googlepubpolicy. https://t.co/6ZmcBo9JeA— Kristin Judge (@kfjudge) May 28, 2020
Show off your scam smarts! Test your knowledge with these real-life scam examples to see if you can tell who’s behind the screen.Take the quiz at https://t.co/QXXWXoNezl brought to you by our partners @cybersupportnet and @Google. pic.twitter.com/SBcl6kx3Qx— TechStak (@TechStakHQ) May 29, 2020
When you share ScamSpotter.org, you pass along valuable information to your network. Help your family, friends, and coworkers stay scam-savvy by introducing them to the site. We are so grateful for all of the support that we have received. Thank you for joining us in the fight against scams!