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Olympic organizers: Beware of scams

6:00 PM, Jul 26, 2012   |    comments
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There are more ways than one to get in on the Olympic fun but spectators, beware. 

Organizers of the London Games are warning people of more than 100 scams that are circulating the web.  Some of them may already be waiting in your inbox.

Our news partner USA TODAY put together an article summarizing some of the scams that are out there. At last count, there were 124 known scams. 

The more popular scams tell people they've won memorabilia, tickets to the games or a job opportunity at the Olympics.  But what hackers are really doing is trying to get your personal information and, in some cases, cash.

Olympic organizers have put up a website that will enable you to check the validity of a website immediately. 

You can go to the website here,

For more information check out the USA Today article.

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