'email scams' Tagged Posts

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Whaling email scammers hitting churches hard. Here’s how to fight back

So you open your email one day and there’s a note from the rector asking you to please help her out by buying gift cards and sending her the serial numbers so she can assist a family in need. Except – it’s not from your rector. It’s a scam. And it’s targeting church folks by sending emails that appear to be from a church leader.  This is called “phising,” or, when it goes after a higher ranking person, “whaling”. What…