FBI Warns of Spam, Lottery Scams and Potassium Iodide Price Gouging

FBI scams list
FBI scams list

The latest federal scam alert includes virus-laden spam claiming to be from the Automated Clearing House network; new lottery scams by Jamaican gangs; and reports of overpriced potassium iodide.

The alerts by the IC3, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), reflect recent cyber-crime trends and new takes on existing online scams. We've summarized the three new threats below: