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Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced that it recently observed an increase in fraudulent activities and has warned that fraudsters can hack email accounts, and by all possible means cheat victims to make remittances.

“Fraudsters can attempt to defraud remittances through the unauthorised use of the OOCL name via email correspondences, informing the victim to change the payment receiving bank account number to one owned by the fraudster,” explains the company in its announcement.

The e-mail appears to be sent from OOCL employees however they are sent by unauthorised personnel from various suspicious email addresses.

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