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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Prevent Fraud with Client Education

Earlier I received word about a new article written by Brian Krebs in the Washington Post titled "The Anatomy of a Vishing Scam." This scam in particular involved text messaging, and targeted clients of Motorola Employees Credit Union, Boulder Valley Credit Union, and Bank of the Cascades. However, the technology is in no way to blame. Unfortunately, as is frequently the case, this scam was perpetuated by under-educated consumers. The article states, "Victims who called the number reached an automated voice mail box that prompted callers to key in their credit card number, expiration date and PIN to verify their information."

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