Gone Phishing: the racehorse trainer, the Mercedes-Benz, and the missing $100,000

Anatomy of a Scam

15-11-2022 • 20 mins

Most of the time we back ourselves to spot a real email from a fake one. But sometimes the signs of a scam are so well hidden, you don’t even think to check.

It’s a lesson well learned by champion racehorse trainer Rob Heathcote. When he recently bought his wife a new car, he didn’t plan on buying it twice…

Business Email Compromise, the biggest scam affecting Australian businesses.

Anatomy of a Scam is hosted by Deborah Knight and features:

  • Champion racehorse trainer Rob Heathcote
  • AFP Commander Cybercrime Operations Chris Goldsmid
  • CyberCX executive director, digital forensics and incident response, Nick Klein
  • CSIRO Data61 Principal Research Scientist, Dr Marthie Grobler

Anatomy of a Scam is made in collaboration with CommBank. Stay CommBank safe with services that help protect you from scams and fraud 24/7. Remember 3 simple steps: Stop. Check. Reject.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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