Cory Doctorow: How I got scammed (05 Feb 2024) ➡️
More specifically, I was tricked by a phone-phisher pretending to be from my bank, and he convinced me to hand over my credit-card number, then did $8,000+ worth of fraud with it before I figured out what happened. And then he tried to do it again, a week later! Here's what happened.
This is well worth reading. Cory Doctorow is a prominent blogger and technology activist. Known for his insightful perspectives on digital rights, privacy, and the impact of technology on society, Cory Doctorow has written extensively on these topics in fiction and non-fiction works. Knowing what Cory has to say about how he got phished may save you from falling for the scam.