New type of scam: Classifieds buyer ask for ‘code’, which is your 2 factor auth code

Hello from your friendly internet lifeguard. Today we have a new type of scam which is happening quite frequently to friends buying and selling on internet classifieds like Craigslist, FB Marketplace, KSL etc.

Short story: You list something for sale, a scammer ask for you to send them a ‘code’ to prove you

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Joshua Dance

Joshua Dance

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