CNBC warns businesses and employees about a new type of wire fraud.
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This scam sends your paycheck to a criminal’s account
There’s a new type of wire fraud scam out there you should be aware of.⠀
Fraudsters are targeting the HR departments of businesses and convincing employees to swap out your direct deposit banking information to an offshore account. ⠀
One nonprofit in Kansas City describes several attempts per month, involving scammers trying to convince payroll personnel to change information about where to send employee pay. ⠀
The IRS has warned of an uptick in a wide range of fraud attempts involving payroll information. You can read more, at our link in bio.⠀