It’s hacker versus scammer. Scam baiter @JimBrowning beats call center scammers at their own game. He’s able to hack their computer systems and watch their every move as they try to trick people out of their life savings.
The scammers target anyone – and they will drain all of your money if they get the chance. But if he’s lucky and quick to act, Jim can save the victims just in time.
In our series Super Users, VICE World News explores the latest technology being used to fight crime, trafficking, climate change and social injustice.
01:08 What is Scam Baiting?
03:01 How Scammers Get Your Personal Information
06:26 The People Who Work in Scam Call Centres
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