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On July 23, 2012, the U. S. Community Trust Bank reported that fraudsters, posing as representatives of the bank, were sending out "gift-card scam" phishing emails. The scam offered a "free" $1,000 gift card to potential victims. They were instructed to go to a website and provide an address and other personally identifiable information (PII) to claim the gift card.
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Multi-award-winning investigative journalist Dan McCrum overcame many roadblocks while investigating the Wirecard fraud scandal for the Financial Times. Watch him discuss how he brought this important story to light.
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