Economic & Commerce wing
Embassy of India
No. WAR/COM/208/08/2015 - 18/05/2015
- It has been brought to the notice of the Embassy that some Indian companies and their trade partners have been victims of cyber-crime resulting in transfer of their funds to fake bank accounts in Poland. The cyber-hackers have apparently been interceding in on-going email communications, inserting fake emails to the Indian companies, asking them to transfer funds to accounts in Polish banks.
- The Embassy is seized of this matter and has taken it up strongly with the Polish authorities. We would like to advise Indian companies to be cautious of emails amending earlier payment instructions and requesting them to transfer funds to bank accounts in Poland.
- Companies are advised to check with the bank concerned in Poland and also with the Embassy before complying with any sudden requests for remittance of funds to bank accounts based in Poland.