Business Email Compromise Investigation (BEC)
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is soaring and companies are been affected, BEC is an exploit in which the attacker gains access to a corporate email account and spoofs the owner's identity to defraud the company or its employees, customers or partners of funds. Typically attackers request funds to be transferred to an offshore location.
Digitpol a global cyber crime investigation agency is providing assistance to affected firms by providing rapid response with investigation, legal and assistance with freezing funds wired to fraudsters accounts by liaison with local authorities to recover the stolen funds. Digitpol's Business Email Compromise Investigation Team are certified computer forensic investigators and fraud examiners and can assist to all cases related to Email Scams and Fraud.
If you have transferred funds to a bank account in error, the following is urgent.
- Report the incident as soon as possible to your local police in the country you reside in. Obtain the Police report or case number.
- Immediately alert your bank the transaction is fraudulent.
- Report the case to the Police in the location of the transferred bank account or engage Digitpol and its legal team to act for you by reporting the complaint to the Police and conducting an Investigation by liaising with the Police and the banks.
Are you affected by Business Email Compromise?
If you encounter or believe that you have been the victim of BEC fraud (i.e. phishing, fraudulent text messages etc.), the first step is to contact the police, if you need additional support, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Be sure to attach any supporting documentation such as copies of suspicious emails, text messages and questionable links/URLs. If the report is filled in time there is a high possibility that the fraudster’s bank account can be seized and the funds frozen.
Contact Digitpol's hotlines or respond to us online. CONTACT
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