The latest figures released by the National Fraud & CyberCrime Reporting Centre show a marked increase in the number of CEO fraud.
CEO fraud scams involve an email being sent to a member of staff in a Company’s finance department, purportedly from the CEO or other senior staff member, requesting an urgent transfer of funds to a specific bank account. The fraud works because the email appears to come from a legitimate superior and the staff member is used to fulfilling requests.
The best defence against fraud is to educate your staff. A few simple measures that can make a significant difference include:
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