E-mail Compromise Fraud Schemes

Red Flags for BEC & EAC Scams

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E-mail compromise fraud consists of schemes where criminals compromise a victim’s e-mail account and send fraudulent wire transfer instructions to Financial Institutions (FIs).

This infographic highlights key facts and figures from FinCEN’s recent Advisory to Financial Institutions on E-Mail Compromise Fraud Schemes. Learn how Business E-mail Compromise (BEC) and E-mail Account Compromise (EAC) can impact your institution – and how you can detect and investigate these schemes.


  • How BEC and EAC schemes play out.
  • Key factors that define each type of scheme.
  • Red flags that can help you identify e-mail compromise fraud.

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  •   Business Email Compromise
  •   Cybercrime
  •   Fraud
  •   Fraud Scams
  •   Red Flags