There’s A Scam To Steal Your Paycheck That The FBI Wants Everyone In NJ To Know About

By Chris Sheldon

The FBI has warned New Jersey residents of an email scam aimed at stealing funds from employees’ online payroll accounts.

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center said it has received reports of cybercriminals using “phishing emails” to capture employee’s login credentials, an alert from the center stated.

Once stolen, the credentials are used to access the employee’s online payroll system and change their bank account information. The direct deposits are then redirected to an account owned by the scammer, which is usually a prepaid card, the FBI said.


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