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All Internet Lies have a …

All internet lies have easy identifiers (IDS) if you know what to look for these ids. Internet Lies (ILS) all follow the certain formula: Example: “The victim receives a call instilling panic and urgency to make your payment by purchasing iTunes Gift Cards from the nearest retailer (convenience store, an electronics retailer, etc.). After the cards have been purchased, you will be asked to pay by sharing the 16-digit code on the back of the card with the caller over the phone.

It’s important to know that iTunes Gift Cards can be used ONLY to purchase goods and services from the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, or for an Apple Music membership. If you’re approached to use the cards for payment outside of the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, or Apple Music, you could very likely be the target of a scam and should immediately report it to your local police department as well as the FTCCurious?