Massive email fraud bust snares 281 suspects

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Operation reWired – a globe-spanning, four-month-long crackdown on email fraud involving law enforcement agencies in 10 countries – has resulted in the arrest of 281 people suspected of running BEC (business email compromise) scams. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday announced that the operation, which kicked off in May 2019, led to the seizure of… Read more »

CIA Porn Extortion Scams Now Use Password Protected PDFs

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A new variant of the CIA porn investigation emails are now putting the extortion payment instructions in password protected PDF attachments. Last month we covered how the CIA exortion scam variant had started to become widely distributed.  These scam emails pretend to be from a CIA technical collection offer who states that your name is part of an investigation into… Read more »