How Fort Lauderdale Recovered a Phished $1.2M Police HQ Project Payment

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Quick action thwarts cyber thieves stealing a payment for the Florida city's contractor

May 13, 2024
Richard Korman - Engineering News-Record

Jan. 25th was a happy day for the city of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as Mayor Dean Trentalis and Police Chief William Schultz announced in a press conference the recovery of a $1.162-million electronic payment meant for Moss Construction that had been stolen in September via an email phishing fraud.

Reprinted courtesy of Richard Korman, Engineering News-Record

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