What are some of the most common scams that I should be aware of?

Some of the scams that you should be on the lookout for include:

Identity theft
Identity thieves use personal information, such as social security number and credit card information, to pose as another individual.

Shipping fraud
The victim is asked to send money in advance to pay for shipping for goods that he/she is selling online.

Relationship scams
The victim is lead to believe that they have a personal relationship with someone they met online through social media, online forums or dating websites/apps.

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