LCSO warns of online scams


The Logan County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to be wary of online scams and spam accounts.

The Sheriff’s Office stated in a Facebook post that in the past 24 hours, they have received over 15 Facebook messages from scam and spam accounts.

Deputies explained in the post that spam emails and texts are on the rise. Hackers and scammers are using the pandemic to profit from unsuspecting victims.

Based on research from the Sheriff’s Office, they say the following attacks are on the rise: Phishing Attacks, Increased Ransomware Attacks, Rise In Cybersecurity Investments, Cryptocurrency Fraud Growth, and Spear Phishing Attacks.