“Sberbank has detected a new type of fraud against corporate clients.

Criminals create a fake account in instant messengers, supposedly the head of the company,” the bank said in a statement.

After this, the scammers use the fake account to correspond with the company’s accountant, but Sber successfully detects such schemes.

Earlier, Igor Bederov, General Director of the Internet Search company, in a conversation with Komsomolskaya Pravda radio, told how to protect yourself from a new telephone fraud scheme involving voice spoofing.

According to him, you can ask your interlocutor a personal question or call back a real relative or acquaintance.