Why do consumers fall for scams?
As the scam season is approaching, we surveyed 5.200 consumers from 42 countries in order to better understand who is being scammed and why.
The report is split into 5 main chapters
About the study and its participants
Scams in numbers
Who gets scammed?
Why do we get scammed?
The impact of scams
Did you know?
Amongst others, consumers only report 7% of all online frauds
Consumers receive approximately 55 scams attempts a year
Super confident but 73% fall for scams
The most occurring scams are phishing & unexpected winnings
The number of scam approaches has remained stable
Men are more prone to lose money than women
Consumer protection agencies should take the lead in fighting scams study shows