Losing millions with a click of a button. Scam Squad issues warning to NEO businesses over ‘spoofed’ email accounts

Updated: Jan. 16, 2020 at 9:57 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - It could be a million-dollar mistake that only takes seconds. Scammers are targeting businesses--trying to get you to fall for a fake email or invoice.

One small business in Geneva, Ohio, has been inundated with messages like these:

“We have an overdue payment for services rendered for research and development,” one email read.

"I will be sending you the banking information as soon as I receive it from the vendor shortly,” another email read.

Tonight at 11 on 19 News, we’ll show you how these scammers are tricking businesses into sending them cash and your personal information.

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