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How ‘Scambaiters' Are Getting Payback by Trolling Internet Frauds

When Rosie Okumura’s mother fell victim to an online scam, the voice actor didn’t just get mad — she got even. Okumura is just one of a number of “scambaiters” turning the tables on fraudsters by pretending to fall for their scams to distract them from victimizing others.