“Three Million five hundred thousand to you.” – Phishing Scam – March 11, 2019

Posted on: March 11th, 2019 by Yuyang Zhao No Comments

Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen.  Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or to verify your account.

If you have any questions about this or any email, before you act on the email, please call or email the ITS Helpdesk 773-508-4487, helpdesk@luc.edu.


From:*REDACTED*
Date: March 11, 2019 at 5:44:17 AM CDT
To:*REDACTED*
Reply-To: *REDACTED*

My name is G Mackenzie, myself and family decided to donate Three Million five hundred thousand USD) to you.

Do Provide the following information below when contacting me

Name:

Contact number:

Address:

God bless you.

Gloria.

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Information contained in this e-mail is confidential and is intended for the use of the addressee only. Any dissemination, distribution, copying or use of this communication without prior permission of the addressee is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended addressee, please notify the sender immediately by reply and then delete this message from your computer system.

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