A 20-year-old man from Texas has been sentenced to 4 years for phishing, duping both PayPal and AOL customers into thinking that they had received email from those companies, inducing them to provide private information such as credit card and bank account numbers in order to keep their PayPal and AOL accounts from “being cancelled”, and then using that informaion to defraud them to the tune of at least $50,000.
“Hoorah”, says Aunty.
Phishers of the world take note: we like our phish fried.
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