[clug] fraud

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 03:07:59 UTC 2020

Because banks don't check the account name!!!! Always check the BSB number on a different comms system.  Especially if it comes by 

When I had a large tradie's bill to pay, I paid $1 and checked he got it, before paying the rest.

On 2020/11/10 1:31 pm, peter via linux wrote:
> There was a short article recently about a person who had a bathroom renovation done, costing $11500. On completion, the builder 
> emailed her a bill, which she paid via bank transfer. Builder didn't receive the money. Apparently the bank details on the builders 
> email had been changed by a scammer.  Has anybody on CLUG seen anything like this before?  Can you explain how the scam could be 
> implemented.... virus, malware etc ?
> Pete

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