Scammers Target App Store Developers

AppleInsider received a curious email that was sent to the developer of iPhone app TiltMeter Pro. The email states that the sender has been "taking a look into your application" and states that they have iTunes US, UK and Canadian gift certificate codes which they would use to purchase the the app in question and splits the earnings from those purchases with developer 50-50.

In other words, the scammer buys multiple copies of an app and the developer shares the the earnings they receive from Apple with the scammer. Not exactly rocket science.

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