KERA's Think
KERA's Think
Apr 6, 2021
Online Scams Are Out Of Control
Play • 35 min

There were more than 790,000 complaints of phishing scams, data breaches and ransomware attacks in 2020. Why can’t law enforcement do more to stop them? Ankush Khardori is a lawyer and former federal prosecutor who specialized in financial fraud and white-collar crime. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss internet crime, why it’s gotten worse during the pandemic, and the persistent problems facing the Justice Department. His article in Wired is “The DOJ Must Crack Down on the Scourge of Online Scams.”

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