Business Email Compromise – What to Know and How to Protect Your Company
Event Organizers: U.S. Commercial Service Tampa Bay, with support from Global Tampa Bay and Tampa Bay Organization of Women in International Trade
In 2020, the Internet Crime Complaint Center received 19,369 Business Email Compromise complaints with adjusted losses of over $1.8 billion. That doesn’t include victims outside the U.S. and unreported losses. Scammers primarily target U.S. businesses that work with foreign suppliers/buyers or regularly perform wire transfer payments. The scam succeeds by compromising legitimate business email accounts through social engineering or computer intrusion techniques. Businesses of all sizes are targeted, and the fraud is proliferating. Join the free Webex briefing on Wednesday, September 8 to learn how to spot the red flags as well as techniques on how to protect your company. The event will features speakers from the FBI Tampa Office and Taray International.