An increasing number of victims are being directed to fraudulent websites via social media platforms and popular online search engines.
FBI is issuing this announcement to raise awareness of criminal actors exploiting the public and the shipping industry by invoking fake COVID-19-related regulations and fees.
As the public increases its use of mobile banking apps, partially due to increased time at home, the FBI anticipates cyber actors will exploit these platforms.
The FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this announcement to raise awareness of the threat to COVID-19-related research
The IC3 has seen an increase in reports of online extortion scams during the current “stay-at-home” orders due to the COVID-19 cr
Cyber Criminals Conduct Business Email Compromise Through Exploitation of Cloud-Based Services, Costing U.S Businesses More Than $2 Billion
Cyber criminals are targeting organizations that use popular cloud-based email services to conduct Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams.
The FBI anticipates cyber actors will exploit increased use of virtual environments by government agencies, the private sector, private organizations, and individuals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
Acting on our capacity as the international correspondent bank to the International Monetary Fund Organization, this is to officially notify you that we have received a confirmation advice from the International Monetary Funds External Auditors Committee, World Bank, United Nations Organization and the Federal Reserve Bank of America
UBA Bank MoneyGram department will be sending you US$10,000.00 daily Via Money Gram transfer until your total fund worth $2.5 Million United States Dollars is been successfully transferred to you.
I discovered an abandoned shipment through a Diplomat from United Kingdom which was transferred from JF Kennedy Airport to our facility here in Atlanta, and when scanned it revealed an undisclosed sum of money in 2 Metal Trunk Boxes weighing approximately 130kg.
This email is personally directed to you. This is to inform you that your account has been changed by Mr. Smith William who claimed to be your next of kin. It has come to our attention that your payment has been long overdue.
The above mentioned person visited this Bank yesterday with a power of attorney given in his favor by your good self, granting him the benefit to process and claim your inheritance of $15,000,000.00 (Fifteen Million United States Dollars Only) for personal reasons.
He called me and informed me that he has the sum of Five Million, Seven Hundred thousand United State Dollars.(USD$5,700,000.00) left in fixed deposit account in one of the leading banks in Africa.