Month: February 2019

Get Healthy for free, Scam (2/13/2019)

The following is a scam in which the scammer is posing as HR for the company asking for employee’s to sign up for a fitness program. The image depicted uses the Planet Fitness Logo. This is a scam because the email is not from the company and states that there is an attached form but […]

Gift Card scam

The following scam attempts to trick you into responding to the scammer, where the scammer will then ask you to buy and send him / her gift cards. Notice the non-VCU sender’s address, generic language, and odd request; All of which are tell tale signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received […]

Help Desk Service, Scam (2/1/19)

The following is a scam in which the scammer has compromised an .EDU address (non-VCU) and is using it to send out phishing emails. The email states that the victim needs to click a link to increase their mailbox space. This is a scam and should be ignored and deleted. ———————————————————————————— From: Garcia, Ester GarciaE18@heritage.edu […]

VCU Update, Scam (2/1/2019)

The following is a scam email which the scammer has compromised another VCU account and is using it to send out emails to others inside the university. The scam email has a VCU logo in the header to try to appear more legitimate. The email states that the victim needs to update their information otherwise […]

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