Why do scammers want you to purchase Itunes gift cards?

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asked Jan 16 in Polls/Surveys by Jodie (17,050 points)
Why do scammers want you to purchase Itunes gift cards?

Why is it that when you get a call from an IRS or other scammer they want you to go to a store and purchase Itunes gift cards?

What are the scammers wanting to do with the Itunes gift cards?

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answered Jan 18 by T67865 (850 points)
I'm not 100% sure but I believe the scammers want you to use Itunes and other gift cards because they're not as traceable as the Western Union or other payment forms and there's less risk of them getting prosecuted for having money sent to them via gift cards.

I think they then resell the I Tunes gift cards and that's how they get there money from the I Tunes gift cards.

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