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Phone transfer scam

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Re: Phone transfer scam

Post by Dreamweaver » 11 Mar 2018, 09:51

It began with a couple of unusual, but not obviously sinister, text messages from a telco which I dismissed as simply a case of mistaken identity.

It culminated in several thousand dollars being removed from my bank account, which I then knew to be a case of identity theft.
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Re: Phone transfer scam

Post by Perrorist » 11 Mar 2018, 11:20

Scary, eh? It's the law of the jungle on the internet.

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Re: Phone transfer scam

Post by Buck_naked » 11 Mar 2018, 17:40

How did they get the bank PIN numbers to transfer the money?
Did he have the pin numbers stored on the phone?

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Post by Perrorist » 11 Mar 2018, 20:59

I suspect they went about it in a roundabout way, by establishing credentials from other sources so as to be in a position where they could set the numbers themselves.

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