For the third time in less than a month, a major Indianapolis employer is tricked into disclosing personal tax information for thousands of employees. Officials at American Senior Communities said in a statement they have been hit by a sophisticated phishing attack targeting their employees, but not their residents. Police wouldn’t say how many employees fell victim, but say the number may be as high as 17 thousand. According to a statement from the company, in mid-January offshore scammers posing as a high level A-S-C executive requested copies via e-mail of employee’s W2’s.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Fox 59