Email scams are the costliest type of cybercrime | National News

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Sherry Williams, executive director of One Treasure Island, poses for a photo at her office on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in San Francisco. Business Email Compromise scams are a type of crime where criminals hack into email accounts, pretend to be someone they’re not and fool victims into sending money to places they aren’t supposed to. In the case of Williams, the San Francisco nonprofit director, thieves hacked the email account of the nonprofit’s bookkeeper then inserted themselves into a long…

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