SENT: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:22 AM
SUBJECT: Quickly please!
I need to change my direct deposit account information – can you handle immediately? I’m in a rush.
If you received the above email from the CEO of your company, would you find it suspicious?
Unfortunately, more and more companies are falling victim to an increasingly prevalent wire fraud scam which the IRS has continued to warn about.
But it serves as a useful refresher on the responsibility of Payroll and HR Professionals to maintain the integrity of personal financial data.
Employers and HR Professionals are often the targets of malicious hacking attempts – usually through suspicious-looking emails that attempt to garner and/or change personal financial information.
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