OPP warning Perth county of phishing scam

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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Trustees

The OPP are warning the public about a phishing type fraud that has popped up again in Perth County.

Police say an employee received an email that appeared to come from the owner of the business. The email asked the employee to transfer funds electronically. This time the scam worked and the money was transferred. When the employee spoke with the owner a few days later, they realized they were the victim of a fraud. It turns out the email address was actually slightly different than the owners.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.