FBI: Internet scam targets paychecks via direct deposit

<p>The FBI is warning people against a new type of internet scam that lets cybercriminals steal paychecks via direct deposit.</p>

News 12 Staff

Sep 26, 2018, 9:59 AM

Updated 2,071 days ago

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The FBI is warning people against a new type of internet scam that lets cybercriminals steal paychecks via direct deposit.
According to the FBI, scammers will send an email posing as a human resources employee in a way to get login credentials.
Officials say if you see an email like that, it's best to not click on any links, don't respond to the email, or give any personal information.
The FBI says once they have access, scammers will log in to the payroll account and change the user's bank information.


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