How WhatsApp is Used by Criminals to Scam Billions of Dollars Every Year

The above title is something we should be reading about more often. As at Q1 or 2023, there are over 2.4 Billion monthly users of WhatsApp. This is a target rich environment for organised crime syndicates in South East Asia, West Africa, and accross the world.

Please take 45 minutes to watch this excellent BBC documentary about our friend, and romance scam victim, Cindy Tsai. Take notes, warn your family and friends, and remember:

99.9% of wrong number text messages on WhatsApp are scammers!

Watch this 4 minute followup interview with BBC and our founder, Michael Roberts