Business email compromise is one of the most common scamming techniques used today, and scammers always find new means to find a payday. Recently scammers have taken to impersonating investors who have recently bought into an investment fund but haven’t requested any funding yet. Scammers will take advantage of the lack of activity and pose as the investor to solicit funds (capital call). By doing so, the attackers can request large sums of money that can be double or triple the amount of a typical executive scam.
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