Alert: Email Fraud That Targets Businesses is on the Rise
April 1, 2016
Recently, we had clients receive emails from what appeared to be employees within their businesses. In these emails, the person made a seemingly legitimate payroll request for employee rosters with social security numbers to be emailed to them. These were fraudulent “spoofed” emails from criminals seeking to obtain confidential data.
If you or any of your employees receive an email requesting confidential data from someone in your organization, they should be instructed to immediately follow some simple but critical steps:
Do not respond to any request for confidential data from anyone until you have confirmed personally that it is legitimate.
If you have any questions about this or have experienced a similar situation recently, please contact your insurance carrier and seek their advice.
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