FBI: People have sent $2.3BN to scammers sending emails ‘from your boss’ in just 2 years


The FBI has released some pretty awesome figures showing just how much money is being sent to scammers pretending to be your boss asking for you to wire some cash – amounting to $ 2.3 billion lost in just over two years. Turns out, the person responsible for that embarrassing incident that happened over at Snapchat recently is just one of more than 17,000 red-faced victims of executive impersonators. And given that it appears to be very lucrative, these types of incidents are on the increase, with a 270 percent leap in victims reporting losses since January last year. To be fair, scammers “go to…

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