Employment Scam - "HOME-BASED INTERNSHIP!"(12/08/2020)

Learn about a new phish or scam.

Description of the phish / scam

An email from "UB-HR" claiming that "You have been offered an Home based internship to work with one Physician Remotely" and asking the recipient to respond to "Professor Isabel Montemayor" for the job description.

How you can tell it is a scam

  1. There is no one at UB named "Isabel Montemayor" and the email address is a gmail account.
  2. There is no one at UB named "Mary Coleman" at UB and the signature is not a proper signature block.

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. Stop communicating with the scammer immediately.
  2. If you've lost money: