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U.S. Finds Surge in Business Email Scams
FinCEN reports that the total value of attempted thefts climbed to an average of $301 million per month in 2018 from only $110 million per month in 2016.
Scammers Target ACH Transactions
"Fraudsters are now trying to use ACH transactions as vehicles for their scams as they move away from checks and wires," said the AFP.
Hackers Target 35,000 CFOs for Phishing Scam
A Nigerian gang's "business email compromise" scam aimed at finance execs shows how cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated.
Email Scammers Still Tripping Up Finance Personnel
The SEC finds that internal accounting controls failed to prevent nine public companies from losing money to business email fraud.
Corporate Payments Still Attracting Fraudsters
Seventy-four percent of finance professionals report that their companies were victims of payments fraud in 2016, according to the AFP.