The Hot New Millennial Trend is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

Rod Soto, director of security research for cybersecurity firm Jask, said the online returns racket had become one of the fastest growing scams on the Internet. “Some involve sophisticated groups that purchase programming scripts on the dark web that allows them to automate the creation of fake profiles and follow certain items to purchase,” Soto said. “It’s a lot easier to catch one person, but when you have 30 people placing orders at different times and sending items to different addresses [and] foreign countries, it is a lot harder to track down.”

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