Canadian city loses big money in phishing scam

Canadian city loses big money in phishing scam

Posted August 21, 2019

Canadian city loses big money in phishing scam

Source: AFP By: FNU LNU 16August2019

* The city of Saskatoon in Canada’s western prairies has lost more than Can $1 million to a fraudster posing as a construction executive, in the latest online phishing scam to plague one of the country’s cities. * The fraudster impersonated the chief financial officer of a local construction company to advise the city of a change in banking information in an email, the local government said in a statement.