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Phishing Scam – Fraudulent Check Deposit

The text below is from the most recent phishing email we have seen. Scams of this type attempt to trick users into depositing a fraudulent check, and often request some of that money before the fraud is detected by the user’s financial institution. This email (and anything similar) should be deleted right away. If you […]

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Latest Phish Scamming Students for Money

Seems that at the start of every semester, some scammer tries to use the lure of easy money to get a student to supply their banking information, supposedly for pay, only to find their bank account looted for sometimes several thousand dollars.  Students usually start the semester with a considerable amount of cash in their […]

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Urgent Warning Phish

The latest phishing email looks to be coming from an LUC email address that appears to be compromised.  Notice the misspelling of the work administrator and the poor grammar in the second sentence.  These phishing emails tend to occur more frequently at the beginning of a semester and are more likely to target new students […]

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