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Recent Scams Article: Watch for New Hybrid Attack Involving CEO Fraud


Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in News & Events

The bad guys are getting creative with a new hybrid attack that involves CEO Fraud and gift card scams.

There is a massive campaign underway where they impersonate an executive and urgently ask for gift cards to be bought for customers. Once the gift cards are physically bought from a store, the “boss” asks you to send them the redeem code/number via email or text.

Never comply with a request like this - it’s a scam! Always confirm a request with your boss over a live phone call or in person to make sure it’s not a scam. Sometimes it's OK to say "no" to the boss!

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