Email Employment Scam - "Job Available: Part-Time Administrative Assistant (08/08/2020)

Learn about a new phish or scam.

Description of the phish / scam

An email claiming that the recipient is eligible for a part time job available making $350 a week from home due to COVID-19.

How you can tell it is a scam

Email Job scam targeting UB.
  1. There is no email of Dr.campbell@buffalo.edu 
  2. The information provided is vague 
  3. The phone number is not a UB number and the signature is not even close to official.

I think my account is compromised. What should I do?

  1. Change any passwords on accounts that were involved in the scam

I think I have been scammed. What should I do?

  1. Contact any financial institutions involved
  2. Make a report to your local law enforcement.  If you are a member of the University at Buffalo, please contact University Police
  3. File a complaint at the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3