Ukraine battle scams: Cybercriminals stole my identification


Scammers were taking advantage of the battle in Ukraine by means of spreading emotional appeals around the web and stealing identities.

International Disinformation Reporter Hannah Gelbart investigates their emotionally charged tips, and follows virtual paper trails around the web

Pay attention to the episode ‘Battle scams: The criminals exploiting warfare in Ukraine’ from BBC Trending.

Watch the documentary on BBC Information iPlayer ‘Sufferers of Ukraine Battle Scams’ in the United Kingdom and BBC Information YouTube globally.

Produced by means of Soraya Auer and Hannah Gelbart for BBC International Truth Test and the International Disinformation Unit.

Movement graphics by means of Naomi Goddard

Further filming by means of Marek Polaszewski, Dickon Mager, Greg Shea

Edited by means of Frik Reinecke and Paul Mullen

Further analysis by means of Ax Sharma and Paul Myers



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