Another day another round of scummy “CEO Fraud” e-mails. Today it is someone claiming to be the head of the organisation asking for same day payment of IRO £17,700 – the scammer appears to be using a mobile broadband connection in Lagos, Nigeria.
If you sent funds to Metro Bank account 27271677 and sort code 23-05-80 after 11 December 2018 10:15 GMT you are highly likely entitled to recover the funds.
As of 11 December 2018 10:15 GMT Metro Bank were made aware by e-mail that the destination account mentioned above was likely to be involved in fraudulent / funds redirection transactions.
If you have been a victim and been tricked into sending funds to this account please post a comment below.