Online purchase scams as share of total scams worldwide 2015-2022

Online purchases as percentage of total scams reported worldwide from 2015 to 2022

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Release date

October 2022



Survey time period

2015 to 2022*

Supplementary notes

* From January to June 2022.

The study is based on two sets of data:
- An analysis of more than 300,000 reports submitted to BBB Scam Tracker between 2015 and 2022.
- A survey conducted in July 2022 with almost 3,000 people who reported a scam in the last 12 months.

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