Scam FAQ: How To Avoid BEC Business Email Compromise Scams
- Be mindful of any email, phone call or text messages requesting multiple gift cards even if the request is ordinary.
- Beware of sudden changes in business or personal practices and carefully scrutinize all requests for multiple gift card purchases even if requests are ordinary.
- Since many of the fraudulent e-mails reported in this new trend are spoofed, confirm requests for the purchase of gift cards using two-factor authentication. If using phone verification, use previously known numbers, not the numbers provided in the e-mail request.