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You are likely unfamiliar with the plight of Frank Krasovec - it got very little traction.
He is hardly a household name. Frank Krasovec serves as the chair of Dash Brands Ltd. The privately held firm owns Domino's Pizza franchises in China.
Krasovec was the victim of financial fraud, costing him nearly half a million dollars. According to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal, he was the perfect victim.
The short version: Krasovec took on a $1 million personal line of credit from a local bank in 2018. He went on a business trip a few months later.
When he got back, he was stunned to learn that $450,000 of his money had vanished. Hackers had used his e-mail address to get an unsuspecting employee to send them that amount by wire transfer.
I'm bringing this up now because often in times of crisis, hackers get to work. We may see them coming at us with phishing e-mails seeking donations to help those stricken with the virus when, in reality, they want to rob us blind.
The privately held cybersecurity company, Agari, issued a warning in late 2018 about California wildfire e-mail scams. The e-mails purported to come from corporate executives asking employees to make donations, which were actually intended to fatten the bank accounts of hackers.
There's also an incredible opportunity here for cybersecurity. This marks a moment for the sector to become even more vital to our existence now that millions have shifted their lives online.
About the Author
Michael A. Robinson is a 36-year Silicon Valley veteran and one of the top tech and biotech financial analysts working today. That's because, as a consultant, senior adviser, and board member for Silicon Valley venture capital firms, Michael enjoys privileged access to pioneering CEOs, scientists, and high-profile players. And he brings this entire world of Silicon Valley "insiders" right to you...
- He was one of five people involved in early meetings for the $160 billion "cloud" computing phenomenon.
- He was there as Lee Iacocca and Roger Smith, the CEOs of Chrysler and GM, led the robotics revolution that saved the U.S. automotive industry.
- As cyber-security was becoming a focus of national security, Michael was with Dave DeWalt, the CEO of McAfee, right before Intel acquired his company for $7.8 billion.
This all means the entire world is constantly seeking Michael's insight.
In addition to being a regular guest and panelist on CNBC and Fox Business, he is also a Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and reporter. His first book Overdrawn: The Bailout of American Savings warned people about the coming financial collapse - years before the word "bailout" became a household word.
Silicon Valley defense publications vie for his analysis. He's worked for Defense Media Network and Signal Magazine, as well as The New York Times, American Enterprise, and The Wall Street Journal.
And even with decades of experience, Michael believes there has never been a moment in time quite like this.
Right now, medical breakthroughs that once took years to develop are moving at a record speed. And that means we are going to see highly lucrative biotech investment opportunities come in fast and furious.
To help you navigate the historic opportunity in biotech, Michael launched the Bio-Tech Profit Alliance.
His other publications include: Strategic Tech Investor, The Nova-X Report, Bio-Technology Profit Alliance and Nexus-9 Network.