Phishing "ALTA Settlement Statement" Emails That Steal Credentials

Phishing ALTA Settlement Statement Emails That Steal Credentials

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There are fake "ALTA Settlement Statement" emails like the one below with a link to a phishing website that steals account credentials. The fake emails are being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into clicking on the link in the fake emails disguised as an attachment. The link goes to a phishing website that will ask visitors to sign-in. But, any attempt to sign-in will result in the visitors' account credentials being sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam.

Fake "ALTA Settlement Statement" Emails That Steal Credentials

From: Caryn Choo Swee Imm [/PMGM/PROP/MY] <>

Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 10:30:01 AM PDT

Subject: Final Statement Document


Please find the attached ALTA settlement statement for your review, Enclosed are also details of the attacheed property.

Please let me know if you require any additional questions/changes.

ALTA Settlement Statement.pdf

Thank you

Caryn Choo Swee Imm, MBA

Commercial and Residential Transaction Coordinator

Settlement Engine, Inc.

If you have already clicked the link in the fake email and attempted to sign into the phishing website you were taken to, please change your account passwords before it is hijacked and used fraudulently.

If you have received similar "ALTA Settlement Statement" emails that ask you to click on a link, which goes to website that asks you sign-in with your email or social media account, please do not. The statement should be attached and you should be abe to open and view it without signing in.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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Phishing "ALTA Settlement Statement" Emails That Steal Credentials