Scammers seize on US election, but it's not votes they want
By Editor - Fri Oct 16, 10:06 pm
The email from a political action committee seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to make sure you’re registered to vote. It didn’t exist — a clue the email was a phishing scam from swindlers trying to exploit the U.S. presidential election as a way to steal peoples’ personal information. American voters face an especially pivotal, polarized election this year, and scammers here and abroad are taking notice — posing as fundraisers and pollsters, impersonating candidates and campaigns, and launching fake voter registration drives.