Amazon, Uber And America’s Biggest Delivery Companies All Fell For Basic ‘Fake Driver’ Scam


When Frankie DiGiacco, a former prosecutor for the southern California branch of the Justice Department, saw the scam, he couldn’t believe it had worked. It was so simple, he says, he was surprised that ride-share and delivery companies hadn’t spotted it.

Last year, Homeland Security Investigations agents and DiGiacco were tipped off to a case in which Brazilian nationals appeared to have stolen thousands of…

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