Advisory: Some iTunes Users Being Charged by the Thousands by Scammers

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Some people are real POSes. According to TechCrunch there are reports of people whose iTunes accounts are linked to their PayPal are getting charged, big time.

Some are finding that their iTunes accounts are getting charged thousands of dollars through PayPal. One victim spoke with TechCrunch and said, "My account was charged over $4700." Upon calling PayPal to report the problem, he was told that "a large number of iTunes store accounts were compromised."

His inbox was filled with almost 50 PayPal receipts charging $99.99 each. Luckily, he was able to catch it before the charges were transfered.

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However, TechCrunch reports that others were not so lucky. After quick searches on Twitter and Facebook, they found that some had already had their accounts drained.

TechCrunch also says that the issue seems to be a problem with the iTunes side.

[via TechCrunch]

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