Oh, the times we are living in. The good old days of number transfer scams are somewhat exhausted, it seems, as carriers are more “woke” to the problem now, and have put safeguards against unauthorized number porting. When you are trying to steal that coveted three-letter OG Instagram account, however, all bets are off.
That’s exactly what happened to one Paul Rosenzweig, a fairly well-versed in account security software engineer, who did all the port-out scam precautions that T-Mobile now requires, like extra port validation pins or passwords. Still, he got bamboozled out of a sought-after …