business email compromise

Email breach costs Portland, Ore., $1.4 million

by • 1 month ago

The "fraudulent financial transaction" occurred in late April, and was discovered May 17 when another attempt was made, officials said.

New Hampshire town lost $2.3 million in email scam

by • 10 months ago

Foreign criminal actors impersonated a school district and a construction firm to rip off Peterborough, N.H., which is unlikely to recover the funds, officials said.

Washington state says unemployment system lost 'millions of dollars' to fraud

by • 2 years ago

The head of the Washington Employment Security Department said the scheme, which appears to have originated in Nigeria, could delay payments to legitimate filers.

North Carolina county lost $1.7 million in email scam

by • 3 years ago

Cabarrus County, North Carolina, has managed to recover only a portion of the funds taken by scammers who impersonated a general contractor.

Email scammers bilk Griffin, Georgia, for $800K

by • 3 years ago

The city received instructions by email to change banking details for a service bill, but didn't suspect anything until hearing from the real vendor five days later.