Payday lending company Moneytree could be the company that is latest to alert present and previous workers

Payday lending company Moneytree could be the company that is latest to alert present and previous workers

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Thieves Phish Moneytree Worker Tax Data

that their tax data — including Social Security numbers, address and salary information — ended up being inadvertently paid straight to scam performers.

Seattle-based Moneytree sent a contact to employees on March 4 stating that “one of our associates dropped target to a phishing scam and unveiled payroll information to an outside supply.”

“Moneytree was evidently targeted by a fraud when the scammer impersonated me and asked for the emailed copy of specific information regarding the Company’s payroll including Team Member names,