When did online scams start?
1995 Although the practice originated sometime around the year 1995, these types of scams were not commonly known by everyday people until nearly ten years later.
Who started scamming?
The modern day transnational scam can be traced back to Germany in 1922, and became popular during the 1980s.
Which country has most scams?
Countries most targeted by business email compromise (BEC) scams in 2019CharacteristicPercentage of companiesUnited States37.4%Australia23.6%United Kingdom10.2%New Zealand4.3%2 more rows