Internet scams are a very serious issue that affect a lot of people daily. Internet scams range from lasting a month to lasting years. In this way thousands of dollars can be lost and the victim can experience trauma. I think that this can either take the form of online dating or even more serious.I think this is a very serious issue that people don't pay enough attention to. This can result in the loss of a lot of money and sanity.
In one of the articles a woman was tricked into spending tens of thousands of dollars on her fake online boyfriend. He convinced her to move to his house making her spend money on arrangements. Also, she kept sending hundreds of dollars over to pay for his supposed therapy after his fake suicide attempt. She is now seeking counseling because of the emotional experience that it put her throuhg.
The second article is about the scamming of Osama being alive. This is a problem because it can cause mass hysteria and get people rioting and going against the government. Aside from this, the email accounts that are associated with Twitter are being unleashed and can be hacked, giving out personal information.