1997-01-14 - Re: Checking debit

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From: Toto <toto@sk.sympatico.ca>
To: “William H. Geiger III” <whgiii@amaranth.com>
Message Hash: f7db21d62174a92f9ff949d3f44ef40af70999ce6cf2b353e47b03a3249dfd59
Message ID: <32DB4470.3813@sk.sympatico.ca>
Reply To: <199701132321.RAA30596@mailhub.amaranth.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-01-14 07:50:30 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 13 Jan 1997 23:50:30 -0800 (PST)

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From: Toto <toto@sk.sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 1997 23:50:30 -0800 (PST)
To: "William H. Geiger III" <whgiii@amaranth.com>
Subject: Re: Checking debit
In-Reply-To: <199701132321.RAA30596@mailhub.amaranth.com>
Message-ID: <32DB4470.3813@sk.sympatico.ca>
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William H. Geiger III wrote:
> >Close sales at your Web site, close telephone sales immediately, ship
> >merchandise immediately(!) ...by drafting the customer's checking account.
> If they are capable of getting access to funds in an account just by a phone
> conversation this is truly a sad state of affairs for the banking community.
> Could somone here with more banking background clarify this?

  From view of my own past experience, this seems to be much easier than
lugging all that acetylyne equipment into the bank in the middle of the
  Sounds to me like the people using this scheme need to get ahold of
fuck@yourself.up and get a mailing list of the gullible folks who
ran the executable that he made available to the CypherPunks.
  Perhaps they could combine their projects. First you get the mark's
banking info, then you crash his hard drive to keep him busy while
you drain his account.