Tags business email compromise (BEC)

Former TD Bank, Bank of America employee allegedly helped email scammers launder money

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

It's the latest glimpse as how alleged cybercriminals function much like typicaly financial scammers.

Police say scammers who used email fraud, SIM swapping are connected to Italian mafia

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The bust is the latest evidence hinting at the extent to which established organized crime groups are adopting hacking methods.

European police round up 23 suspected scammers accused of $1.2 million fraud

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The crime ring began making fake offers of COVID-19 protective materials after the outbreak, Europol said.

Houston man sentenced to 7 years for attempted $2 million romance scam

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The Nigerian national also must pay back nearly $900,000 to victims, a judge ordered.

Wine scams spiked during COVID-19 lockdown

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

The malicious wine-related activity "must be stopped at all costs."

BEC scammer infects own device, giving researchers a front-row seat to operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Not every attacker is a wizard.