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.
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