scammer got iphone serial number

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  1. Luke212

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    A relative called a scam mobile number that popped up on a scam site. they got her phone serial no before i could tell her to hang up.

    can they do anything with just the serial?
     
  2. power

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    not a thing
     
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    i read they can make fake advertisements/sell stolen phones with it, because you can search for stolen serials. would that be their purpose? he was going to direct her to a website too. i guess there are stages they go through, to get as much as possible.
     
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    IMEI is more important than serial and even that who cares if someone got it.
     
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    Or just trying to get various bits of information for identity theft.
     

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