Tulsa scam targets businesses

Ponca City Now - January 14, 2015 6:42 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – The Tulsa Police Department is warning residents about a scam that targets businesses and organizations with emails asking for money.

The department’s Cyber Crimes Unit said Tuesday that it has received multiple reports that various companies are receiving emails that request money transfers to financial institutions in other states.

The email messages appear as if they are sent by the company CEO or vice president and are directed to individuals within a company or organization who have the ability to transfer and wire funds.

Officers say companies should urge employees to confirm these emails and keep strong passwords to their email accounts.


Latest Stories

Late Night Work Tonight at New Police Department Construction Area

The Ponca City Police Department and the City of Ponca City are asking the public to...

Po-Hi Student Schedule, I.D. and Assigned Parking Sticker Pick-Up is Set for Next Week

Students 10th through 12th grades can pick up their schedules and Student ID’s from the Ponca...

OSU Overwhelmed With ‘Record’ Number of Students Seeking On-Campus Housing This Year

STILLWATER, Okla. (KOKH) — Oklahoma State University is just weeks away from starting its fall semester, but...