Time is of the essence – every second and minute counts. Contact banks, transaction parties, and law enforcement immediately upon discovery.
Contact your team according to a pre-arranged plan (group email; group text):
If you’re unsure about what to say, here’s a sample:
“There appears to have been [attempted] wire fraud associated with this transaction. We recommend that you review your email security and update passwords and take any other appropriate security measures immediately. For the remainder of this transaction, all communication will occur using known, trusted, telephone numbers.”
Visit www.ic3.gov and provide the following information:
Source: ALTA Information Security Committee Rapid Response Plan for Wire Fraud Incidents V.1.4 6-14-2018