Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Your Behaviors And The Amount Of Negative Stress In Your Life Can Put You At Risk For Online Fraud


Your risk of being victimized by online fraud could depend on certain behaviors and the amount of negative stress in your life. That is the conclusion of a new report from AARP that profiles who may be most vulnerable to Internet scams.
 
AARP’s Cynthia Fagyas says the survey examined 15 key behaviors and life experiences that could increase a person’s susceptibility to being ripped off.
 
The AARP survey also found that online fraud victims had experienced 53 percent more negative life events, such as losing a job, financial hardship and feelings of isolation.

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