From crypto fraud to fake jobs and phishing, scamming attempts are on the rise on LinkedIn

The professional social network LinkedIn has seen a consistent increase in the number of scams on the platform in recent months. From fake profiles to cryptocurrency scams, fake job offers and phishing, the threats are many and varied. Appearances can be deceptive! The FBI is warning of an increase in attempted scams on LinkedIn. Scammers are taking advantage of the platform’s professional reputation and the trust its users have placed in the site when building their personal networks. To make their schemes work, criminals create fake accounts and build a large network in order to bring legiti…