Hands with knifes threatening the pig on a red land.

Pig Butchering Scams: Beware of These Red Flags

Unsolicited contact. Enticing investment offers. Unfamiliar platforms and rapid gains. All are red flags signaling a potential pig butchering scam.

A scared pig running away with a knife still inside him, and a scene shows an assasin with a machine gun in a Russian town.

Pig Butchering Scam Trails Blend with Russian Intelligence

This looked like another sad story of romance scam. Then money trails led to places connected to Russian military intelligence.