Wire Fraud Information Center

The stories regarding hacked email accounts, forged wire instructions, cyber fraud and other risks continue to be reported at an alarming rate. According to the FBI, attempts to steal your customers’ data were up 480% in 2016. These fraud schemes are becoming rampant and everyday these criminals become more and more sophisticated.

By engaging in routine, seemingly harmless communication, criminals bait users into giving their personal information or clicking a link that allows hackers to steal log-in information and passwords. Typically, a method called phishing in the form of email messages, website forms or phone calls is used to fraudulently collect personal information. When this personal information is obtained, the target is set and often times is used in attempts to gain access to wiring of funds.

Don’t become a victim of wire fraud! Education is key to prevention. This page’s purpose is to give you the knowledge and tools needed to recognize wire fraud attempts.

Wire Fraud News

110, 2018

Email Security Tips

October 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The following security tips can help you identify a compromised email account and prevent further exploitation.

709, 2018

How Homebuyers Can Avoid Being Scammed

September 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Homebuyers beware: It takes the average single person 11 years to save for a down payment on a home, and in an instant it can be taken from you by hackers during your closing.

209, 2018

How Scammers Trick New Homebuyers with Wire Fraud

September 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Follow these simple FBI recommended steps to protect yourself from fraudsters.

1607, 2018

Managing Cyber Risk in Commercial Real Estate

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Combat cyber crime. 10 steps to improve cybersecurity as an individual broker or agent as well as policies for your entire organization.

1207, 2018

Protecting Your Transactions From Wire Fraud

July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Federal authorities have announced a major crackdown on BEC scammers who are trying to intercept and hijack down payment wire transfers.

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