“This is Alex, calling you from the refunds department…”
“This is the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You must call us back…”
“This is the Internal Revenue Service. You must call us back…”
“Your computer is dead. You must telephone us to fix it and recover your info…”
Ever receive such a message or one pop up on your screen? Have you been scammed or know someone who has?
A computer engineer based out of Ireland who goes by an alias, Jim Browning is a true hero. When he learned someone close to him was swindled out of money, he got curious. The next time scammers called him, warned him that his money and his computer were in danger, he turned the tables on the thugs!
First he got into their computers. Then he took control of their office cameras. He continues to record of their actions, online and physically. When he…
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