Baker Fraud Report – News you can use
January 23, 2020
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Ransomware groups are now stealing data first, so if victims don’t pay they can leak damaging information
American Bankers study shows attacks on bank accounts are growing
- Losses increase; $25.1 Billion in 2018; up from $19.1 billion in 2019
- 47% of the losses to consumer accounts were from fake checks
- Fake check fraud continues to grow
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Tip of the week. Let’s use Valentine’s Day to warn about romance fraud. Feel free to use or share the BBB studies I’ve done on romance fraud and on romance fraud victims being used as money mules. This area is one of the largest losses that the FBI and FTC see. And there is a serious suicide risk for victims.
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