Scammers have been benefiting from the warfare in Ukraine by spreading emotional appeals throughout the web and stealing identities.
World Disinformation Reporter Hannah Gelbart investigates their emotionally charged methods, and follows digital paper trails throughout the web
Take heed to the episode ‘Battle scams: The criminals exploiting battle in Ukraine’ from BBC Trending.
Watch the documentary on BBC Information iPlayer ‘Victims of Ukraine Battle Scams’ within the UK and BBC Information YouTube globally.
Produced by Soraya Auer and Hannah Gelbart for BBC World Actuality Examine and the World Disinformation Unit.
Movement graphics by Naomi Goddard
Further filming by Marek Polaszewski, Dickon Mager, Greg Shea
Edited by Frik Reinecke and Paul Mullen
Further analysis by Ax Sharma and Paul Myers
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