Economy Social media fraud increased 43% in 2018, reveals study Updated : April 28, 2019 10:28 PM IST According to researchers, fraud in the mobile channel has grown significantly over the last several years, with 70 percent of artifice originating in the mobile channel in 2018. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.