QR codes are becoming a gateway for fraud
Overview of the latest stats from the FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book.
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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Jason Zirkle, CFE, ACFE Training Director, discusses the latest fraud schemes emerging as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, how to protect yourself from these nefarious scams and how fraud examiners can help their communities during this time of uncertainty.
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