7 On Your Side: How to spot fake invoices from scammers

 7 On Your Side: How to spot fake invoices from scammers
NEW YORK (WABC) — There’s now a warning about clicking on invoice attachments from companies you do business with.

Scammers are using a lot of popular sites that many of us use to get to you and your wallet.

Fake invoice scams have been around for years. But now, they’re getting a cyber-facelift.

They’re getting more popular, targeting small businesses and consumers using platforms like PayPal.

They’re even spoofing consumer watchdogs like the Better Business Bureau in an effort to bilk bucks from you.

The bills look legit, a PayPal invoice seemingly from the World Health Organization asking you to pony up $35.

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And a spoofed bill from Amazon states it shipped your TV, hoping you’ll start paying on a whopping $2,500.

Only problem is they’re both fake. They are bogus invoices generated by cyber crooks all to separate you from your personal information or money.

First type of…

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