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WhatsApp Scams in 2024: How to Spot a Fake


Last year, text scammers prowling around on messaging platforms like WhatsApp sent a staggering 19 million messages in December alone. When ploys like these can rake up over $10 million in a matter of months, it's easy to see why.

Which WhatsApp messages are real this year, and which are not? With social engineering attacks, it's increasingly harder to tell. Here's a look at the most probable WhatsApp scams in 2024 and what you can do to avoid them.


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