The Criminal Bureau said today that as various game point operators have introduced anti-fraud measures, fraud groups have recently shifted their targets toApple Storegift card.
Analyzing the pornographic escort fraud techniques, the steps include agreeing on sex transactions, asking to buy point cards, and reprinting serial numbers. In the near future, the criminals will ask the victims to buy Apple Store gift cards to pay, such as deposits, etc. The public is urged to be careful.
The Criminal Police Department released press materials stating that game point cards are anonymous, easy to sell, and transfer quickly. Fraudulent syndicates often use game point cards as money laundering and fraud tools to create breakpoints in cash flow, making it difficult for the police to detect them. In order to prevent the public from encountering the risk of fraud, the Ministry of Digital Development previously convened a meeting with major game points players. The players will subsequently launch anti-fraud measures such as delayed entry of serial number stored value, points anti-fraud card locking platform, and removal of game products with high fraud risk. From the near future Judging from the data, it has effectively reduced game point fraud cases.
However, an engineer surnamed Chen in Taipei City met a female netizen who called herself “Nana” on a dating website in October. The two parties contacted each other privately for a long time and agreed to meet and negotiate a sex deal. The other party asked Chen to buy game points as a deposit. Afterwards, Chen Nan purchased 489 point cards, with Apple Store gift cards the most, totaling 479. He later provided the serial numbers to the other party, but just before the meeting between the two parties, he discovered that he could not contact the female netizen. Chen Nan’s total financial loss was approximately NT$2.3 million.
The Criminal Bureau stated that as various game points companies have launched anti-fraud measures, the fraud group has recently shifted its target to Apple Store gift cards. It will invite companies with the Digital Department to discuss anti-fraud mechanisms, including making reference to previous successful anti-fraud experiences. It is hoped that through public and private Cooperate and work together to combat fraud and protect people’s property safety.
(Editor-in-Chief: Zhuang Qianyu)
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