Schemes

Cybercriminals use technology to steal money, personal information and intellectual property. They also use technology to create and spread malicious software, to disrupt and deny computer services, to stalk, harass and bully, and to further criminal activity such as identity theft and child pornography. In Hawaii, the No. 1 reported misuse of technology involves the use of a computer to further a fraud scheme. The following examples illustrate the sort of schemes most often reported by Hawaii residents.

➟ Wiring Money Scams

➟ Internet Fraud