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Developer uses code to get revenge on tech support and IRS scammers

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Jun
2017
Developer uses code to get revenge on tech support and IRS scammers

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Tech support and IRS scams have become as common as random emails proclaiming that you’ve won the lottery, or emails from prince in some foreign land who wants to share their wealth.

The IRS scams start with a voice mail threatening a lawsuit or arrest, and the tech support scams will sometimes appear at random online via pop-up ad. One potential victim in both situations used a bit of code to take matters in their own hands.

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