Hackread.com earlier reported a website designed by software engineer Philip Wang that can create realistic faces of people who don’t even exist simply by clicking the Refresh button.
Non-Existent People Posed as Boston Law Firm
It may seem like a story straight out of a Hollywood script, but it is indeed true that scammers are using AI-generated images to scam people. According to Ben Dickson of TechTalks, he received an email from a law firm’s attorney, which turned out to be fake, and surprisingly, the sender didn’t even exist.
[embedded content] Details of the Scam
In his blog post published in TechTalks, Dickson wrote that on April 13, Nicole Palmer sent an email citing “DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice.” The email introduced Nicole as a Trademark Attorney of Arthur Davidson Legal Services and claimed that the recipient had used an image in TechTalks that belonged to one of her clients.
“Our client is happy for their image to be used and shared across the internet. However, proper image credit is due for past or ongoing usage,” the email supposedly sent by Nicole read.
The email contained references to Section 512(c) of DMCA with a professional signature that made