• Shark Tank Host Got Phished Out Of $400,000

    1 month ago - By Ubergizmo

    Phishing scams are pretty common but for the most part, email service providers such as Gmail typically do a good job at filtering them out. However, it seems that Shark Tank host Barbara Corcoran recently fell prey to such a scam, which resulted in her potentially losing $400,000 after an erroneous wire transfer. According to Corcoran, she claims that someone who acted as her assistant sent her bookkeeper an invoice for a renovation project valued at close to $400,000. As Corcoran is an investor in real estate, this was not out of the ordinary which is why her bookkeeper did not think too...
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  • Shark Tank host falls victim to phishing scam

    Shark Tank host falls victim to phishing scam

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran has lost almost $400,000 to cybercriminals after her office recently fell victim to a phishing scam. The incident began last week when Corcoran's bookkeeper received an email regarding an invoice related to a real estate renovation. Corcoran explained why her bookkeeper didn't find the email to be suspicious to PEOPLE , saying: “I lost the $388,700 as a result of a fake email chain sent to my company. It was an invoice supposedly sent by my assistant to my bookkeeper approving the payment for a real estate renovation. There was no reason to be suspicious as I...
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