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

If someone (not a company) asks you to ‘send them a code’ they are probably trying to scam you.

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