The Canadian City of Saskatoon has suffered a devastating email mishap resulting in fraudsters obtaining £645,190 by posing as a contractor.
The threat actors impersonated Blaine Dubreuil the CFO of Allan Construction, which had been contracted to work on a bridge rehabilitation project. Fraudsters contacted the city last July pretending to be the CFO resulting in the city wiring one million Canadian dollars to the hackers.
Allan Construction’s CFO Blaine Dubreuil commented in a release that “It’s very disconcerting that the perpetrator used my name and our company name to commit this crime. We have done