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"When you look at any type of an attack that plays on people's emotions or desires, it's not stupidity that takes over, it's chemical reactions and realities," Hadnagy said.
He wrote a book about the "Art of Human Hacking" which reads our brains release feel-good chemicals when someone tells us things we like to hear.
Mc Cullough believes the bad guys are usually running the scams from outside of the country.
"In my opinion, it's organized crime," Mc Collough said.