Online Purchase

Scam Type

Online Purchase Scam

Date Reported

2023-05-09 00:00:00

Victim Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost


Scam Description

The scammer pretended to be the President of the company and asked for immediate payment to the Accounts payable agent via email. The fake email asked our A/P employee to pay the attached invoice immediately. The invoice says it is for professional services rendered in connection with the following (which was never requested by our company) : Access data fabric to better understand customers, operations and more Build on your existing data with BDO’s proprietary catalog of trusted regulatory and compliance-ready sources to uncover the behaviors and attitudes of the people that drive your business. Although the firm in the letterhead is in Texas, the EFT request is at the BMO (394 St Albert Trail, St-Albert AB T8N5J9) and to pay
Account name: Anthony Rosenfeldt
Account number: 3917976
Transit Number: 27929
Institutions Number: 001