As part of the scam, I'd get their date of birth, address, Social Security number and driver's license number.Then I could make a fake ID that had all accurate information on it.That information usually isn't in the magnetic stripe information. With debit cards, it's your real money in your bank account you're playing with.
Also, don't buy anything from somebody e-mailing you, no matter how good the offer sounds.
If a company is sending you an ad through e-mail and you've never heard of the company, don't buy anything from them. I was getting thousands and thousands of responses from single mailings.
De Felippi: There's software that allows you to harvest them from anyone who has posted their e-mail addresses online, so don't ever put your e-mail address on a website.
If I was targeting a specific group, I'd try to find e-mails for that group.
Dan De Felippi, who was convicted of credit card fraud and ID theft in 2004, says simply this: You can't be too careful.
De Felippi, 29, mostly made fake credit cards with real credit card information he bought online.
For the Pay Pal scam, I was trying to find people around my age or younger, so I targeted college and universities.
I looked for ones in Massachusetts because I could make fake IDs from Massachusetts.
Committing credit card fraud is still "ridiculously easy to do," he says. Secret Service, helping to infiltrate the online underground and training agents in the latest fraud techniques.
"Anyone with a computer and 0 could start making money tomorrow." After his conviction, De Felippi faced eight years in prison, but under a plea deal he agreed to community service and to pay back more than 0,000 in restitution. His help led to the arrests of five to 15 people over two years. In college, I started selling fake IDs to make a little extra money.
Come to this site and update your information or your account will be closed." I did something similar with Pay Pal.