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FBI Warns of ACH Fraud: Businesses, Banks Targeted

A recent report suggests that cyber criminals are now setting their sights on small- and medium-sized businesses and institutions. According to an alert posted on the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) website, there has been a "significant ... increase" in automated clearing house (ACH) fraud over the past few months, targeting small businesses, municipal governments and schools. The FBI believes that about $100 million dollars has moved bank accounts because of this practice. (Source: ) The "weapon of choice" for these fraudsters is online banking and the plan is rather ... (view more)

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