but the essence remains
Fraud through mobile and all its diversity has a powerful foundation – human emotions. After all, any person experiencing psychological pressure is simply not able to adequately respond to the current situation, which means that it is easy to manipulate and use in criminal schemes.
The popular model of “divorce is not money” through the cellular is to play on the parental feelings of a teenage child, i.e. at the most crucial moment in the formation of the personality of a growing person, when anything can happen. We simulate the situation – at night a message arrives on the phone from an unknown number with a text such as: “Mom, I’m in trouble, urgently send 10,000 rubles to this number, I will explain everything later.” And this is enough to panic instantly in your head, and while you are frantically trying to understand what has happened, a call comes from the same number, supposedly from a law enforcement representative, who reports that your child has been caught red-handed in selling drugs and now he is in huge trouble, but the situation can be solved for a fee. And in such a situation common sense can easily be missed, it is unlikely that parents decide to call the police to make sure that the child is really in custody, and if at that moment the real offspring phone is unavailable, then it’s easy to panic and commit a mistake. Continue reading