The Reuters Agency reported that an unidentified American company was the victim of a clamorous email fraud, scammers have stolen from the firm nearly $100 million.
According to the US authorities, fraudsters used a fake email address in order to pose as one of its legitimate business partners.
Reuters reported the US authorities have filed a civil forfeiture lawsuit in federal court in New York seeking to recover nearly $25 million derived from the fraud which is being held in at least 20 bank accounts around the world.
The authorities confirmed about $74 million has been returned to the US company.
Original Source: Security Affairs
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