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Sarah Dolgin

is the content coordinator for the Infodemic project.

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Scams overwhelm law enforcement at every level

With online scams up 87% since 2015, authorities are struggling to keep up with the mainly untraceable crimes.

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Taking disinformation to court will require new tools

Legal experts say traditional legal remedies like libel laws will have a limited effect on misinformation.