CONCORD – Social engineering and phishing scams are becoming more prevalent among companies and organizations.
The Cabarrus County Government disclosed Monday night that they are still missing more than $1.7 million after a social engineering scam diverted a $2.5 million vendor payment made by the county.
To protect their future assets, the county hired Oklahoma-based accounts payable consultant Debra Richardson to train staff and redesign its vendor processes and review vendor files.
She consults, trains, provides tips and gives directions to accounts payable teams on how to avoid sending out a fraudulent payment.
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