roiolympicsThe Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are going to be a major event, however, the bad guys are going to exploit this with a multitude of scams at the same time. Anything you receive in email, text, or even voice mail, you should look at with a healthy dose of skepticism, and ask yourself: “Could this be a scam?”

Here are six examples but the possibilities for scams are endless:

  • Emails with DOC or PDF attachments related to tickets or other special offers related to Rio
  • Advertising banners on websites that are poisoned and infect your workstation
  • Scam phone calls trying to sell you Rio-related travel or even products
  • Links to controversial Rio-related videos
  • Claims that the whole event will be moved because of the Zika virus
  • Complete fake websites which claim they will sell you cheap tickets to the event

So remember, anything to do with the Olympics in Rio the coming months… Think Before You Click!