Month: April 2021

Retirement Consultation – Spam/Scam (4/27/21)

There is a group, NesGroup, that is offering 1-on-1 consultations for retirement accounts. Be aware, this group is NOT affiliated with VCU. We do not recommend contacting the group or using their services. You will find a copy of the email below:

NOT a Scam- Subscription Change Confirmation

Hello, there was an email that was sent out late Friday night from Virginia Dept. of Human Resource Management DHRM-comms@public.govdelivery.com. The email would have stated that you have been unsubscribed from an email list. Please be aware this is NOT a SCAM and is a vendor error. You may refer to the follow up email […]

Another Job Phishing Scam (4/14/2021)

Spring is in the air, and another job phishing scam is right around the corner. Although this time the scammer is using another EDU account. The scam is ‘the usual’. The scammer will offer you $500 a week for a minimal amount of work. The con: they will overpay you with a check and they […]

Job – Phishing Scam Impersonating support@vcu.edu (4/6/21)

There is a new job phishing scam going around. The phisher is spoofing a VCU email address – support@vcu.edu. They are enticing students with a job opportunity, but don’t be fooled! The scam always results in you sending the phisher money. A picture of the scam is below:

Phishing Link via Text (4/1/2021)

We received a report that the following phishing text is being sent to VCU personnel. Please note – VCU will never have you validate your email via a text message. Lastly, when in doubt about an email you received – forward it over to the Information Security Office (infosec@vcu.edu) .

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