Email Employment Scam - "Job Opportunities from Buffalo Career Center" (12/09/2020)

Learn about a new phish or scam.

Description of the phish / scam

An email supposedly from Sarah D. Lipczynski with the email address "careers@buffalo.edu" claiming that the recipient is eligible for a part-time to help cover expenses for the Christmas holiday and for the begining of the Spring Semester.

How you can tell it is a scam

Email Job scam targeting UB.
  1. There is no email of careers@buffalo.edu 
  2. The reply-to address and address in the attached PDF file are gmail accounts and not UB accounts.

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. Report to scam itself to the FTC: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/job-scams
  2. If you've lost money in the scam: