Online scams seem to be everywhere these days and happening to everyone. Not only are they happening more frequently, but scammers are also getting smarter and smarter.
The strongest defense we have against scams is our gut. But for whatever reason, when suspicious conversations happen online, people tend to ignore their better instincts.
If we change the settings in which those conversations occur and re-contextualize scam language in the real world, suddenly it all seems blatantly obvious and absurd.
The gut knows keenly, something is weird. So let’s play out the most common online scams in everyday situations to expose how ridiculous they truly sound... because If it's weird for real, it's weird for real.