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

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

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.

Losing millions with a click of a button. Scam Squad issues warning to NEO businesses over emails

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: Scam Squad tackles fraud in business emails

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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