We have had loan sharks
Very dubious looking emails promising loans, referring to c19. From a hotmail.fr address.
I know a lot of companies have very strained liquidity, they probably get takers.
Business email compromise (BEC) attempts were globally up by a quarter in the first two months of this year alone, according to research from threat intel firm Trend Micro. In a report released today, the outfit said it had seen a 24.3 per cent increase in BEC attempts between January and February 2020. "IT security teams …
...CEO fraud, where the cybercrim pretends to be the boss sending an email to an employee instructing them to send money to a particular bank account
Crimes and frauds are innumerable, but even the stupidest of employees know CEOs have no authority to order money to go anywhere without the proper chain-of-command and audited paper trail.