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​Beware the Coronavirus Scams

Online Exclusives ​Art Stewart Apr 14, 2020

Internal auditors can learn from the frauds that arose during earlier outbreaks — similar schemes may target their organizations' home-based employees.

​As if sheltering in place during a pandemic wasn't bad enough, criminals are using the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis to target people who are working from home, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns. According to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center, these attacks are using email on two fronts.

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​Art Stewart

Art Stewart is an independent management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in internal audit, financial management, performance measurement, governance, and strategic policy planning.​​​