Another gift card scam using social engineering posted in today’s KnowBe4 blog by CEO, Stu Sjouwerman. Great true story! Feel sorry for the poor employee who ran all over town trying to help “her boss” get ITunes gift codes. To make matters worse, the money all went to a scammer to the ITune of $2,000.00 and was charged to her personal card!
"If you ever wondered if those iTunes gift card phishes really work, see the below email exchange.
Yep, that overzealous employee actually drove around town from store to store picking up iTunes gift cards for the bad guys because there was a limit on the number of cards that could be bought at any one store at one time.
All told poor Emily bought TWENTY $100.00 iTunes gift cards for the bad guys. Still worse, she put them ON HER OWN PERSONAL CREDIT CARD!