A gang of fraudsters have reportedly stolen $19 million (approx. Rs. 132 crores) worth of iPhones over the past seven years in the United States of America. The FBI and NYPD aptly named the gang ‘Fraud Ring’, which was run by six people that called themselves ‘Top Dogs’. The gangs used counterfeit debit cards and fake IDs to buy new iPhones to be sold for high prices in the black market.
The payment method that involved instalments enabled the scam to go undetected. A detailed report has been uploaded online regarding the fraud case. The victims of the scam included customers whose accounts were compromised along with respective carriers. The [...]
Allegedly, two Chinese engineering students residing in Oregon, USA scammed Apple of a huge sum, and for the exact same deed, both of them are facing federal charges. The whole scam cost Apple almost US$ 1 Million in replacement parts. As per reports, the students were indulged in malpractices since 2017 and were exploiting Apple’s return policy to a high degree.
The real question is, why was this discovered almost two years later, and how did two students manage to elude a trillion dollar technology giant?Who Was Involved In The Scam?
Yangyang Zhou and Quan Jiang are the names of the two who are charged with multiple felonies. As per reports, Yangyang [...]
From the makers of fanciful emails which claimed that the “Prince of Nigeria” needed our help in transferring his money to the United States, now comes a new and even more innovative scam email, titled the ” Nigerian Astronaut Lost in space, Needs $ 3 million to get home”.
This email, which has more crater sized loopholes in its crafty plot than the sinking titanic, claims that a man needed a mere $3 million(Approx more money than we have in rupees) to rescue a Nigerian astronaut who was left behind awful Russians while on a space voyage.
The email talks about the Nigerian Astronaut, Air Force Major Abacha Tunde, the cousin Dr.Bakare [...]
As privacy becomes more and more treacherous in virtual space, there is yet another update from the front to make matters worse. WhatsApp has become the target of a scam threatening users’ privacy and their devices with malware.
The new scam tricks users into revealing personal information like passwords and account details. A link comes from what seems to be a friend and when the recipient opens it, they are directed to a website which asks for their private details. Users often find themselves on a discount page asking for log-in ids and passwords.
While this website not only manages to obtain important personal information like passwords, it also infects the [...]