‘Shark Tank’ Star Barbara Corcoran Says She Lost Nearly $400K in Phishing Scam

February 27, 2020

How does one of America’s savviest business women get scammed? Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, who hosts the popular show “Shark Tank,” confirmed today that she lost $388,000 in a phishing email scam. After receiving what appeared to be a legitimate email from Corcoran’s assistant approving an invoice for $388,711.11, her bookkeeper wired the money to a bank account in Asia. A typo in the faked emails tipped off her team to the scam, but it was discovered too late – and the money is gone.

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