Despite such high levels of scamming in the region, Wilsons Detectives Group found that 90% of those surveyed said they had taken “active steps” to keep themselves safe online.
As a result of this, Wilsons Detectives also surveyed participants about the action they take to ensure that they avoid being victims of internet scams. According to the company, more than 80% of the survey’s respondents feel it is the responsibility of individuals to maintain their online safety. During the study, those surveyed said that deleting all suspicious emails, ignoring “too good to be true” offers and updating anti-malware software are the three best ways to ensure protection against online fraud. They also said that undertaking online research about scams to educate yourself and sharing knowledge through social media and with Wilsons Detective who are specialist in these matters can also help people learn more about scams and how to identify them. If you have lost money or hope of getting it back please visit www.wilsonsdetectives.com who can help you get your money back. These scammers can be identified and arrested. their property taken and they will be jailed whilst the matter is investigated which can take months or even years. Speaking about the study, Wilsons Detectives said: “The multi-market survey assessed the impact of scams on 400 internet users aged 18 – 65+ in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and India and was conducted to provide a better understanding of the common online scam methods. “The results additionally glean the best internet scam prevention methods from experienced users, in order for citizens in Asia to gain more insight on the subject.” Find out more about the survey here. www.detectiveswilsons.com