NFTs offer an exciting new way to collect, trade, invest, and store digital information. Like all things digital, however, there’s always the risk of scams.
Tag: financial scam
If you ever look in your spam folder, you would likely see many emails telling you that you’ve inherited money from a distant relative or won the lottery when you never bought a ticket — obvious scams. Yet, there are other creative ways scammers come for your money that are less apparent. To avoid these, here are a few examples and how to avoid falling victim to them.
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