Package Delivery Delay, Scam (5-14-18)

The following is a scam where the scammer poses as a package delivery representative. The scam involves alerting the victim that a package meant for them is delayed. In order to see the updated information on their package the victim needs to click a link.

Some signs that this is a scam are the fact that; the user is not expecting a package, the scammer is emailing from a non-business email, and the name on the email is not the same as the email signature. The email signature claims to be from an automated system yet uses a personal account instead of a service account. All of these are signs that this is a scam.

If you have received this email please delete it.
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From: HR mick.oxtoby@companyrelay.us
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2018 9:46 AM
To: Victim@vcu.edu
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Package Delivery Delay

Dear Sir/Madam

Your package has been delayed.

Please click on the tracking number to see its new delivery date

Tracking New Delivery Date [MALICIOUS LINK REDACTED]

Thanks,

M.Goodwin

(DX Logistics Manager)

(Please do not reply to this message, it is an automated system)

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Internship Program Alert, Scam (5-14-18)

The following is yet another job scam. This scam will have the victim send their resume over to the scammer to be offered a job and asked to cash checks to send money over to vendors. These checks will bounce and the victim will be out however much they sent the scammers. This is very similar to the previous job offer scams. This email in particular has a “See Instruction in the Attached” in the body. The scam information is located inside the attached Text document.

Some signs that his is a scam are that the victim did not reach out first. The email address the scammer is using is not related to Dr. Morgan at all. The address used is not an business email and the email signature does not have any information about which company they represent. The grammar is also off, there are spelling error in the title of the the attachment and in the attachment. Note that if someone was to offer a job they would use their business email and request an interview.

If you have received this email please delete it.
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From: Jamie Eaddy jamie.eaddy@tritonhro.com
Date: Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 9:28 AM
Subject: Internship Program Alert
To: Victim@vcu.edu

See Instruction in the attached

———- Proceedure.pdf ————
_________________________________________
Am Dr Michael Greger and I work as a clinical counselor for the department
of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES). I provide individual and
group therapy, coaching, assessment and academic screenings to support students with
disabilities (physical, chronic, psychiatric, and invisible)registered with DRES. A
large percentage of the students served by the mental health unit have psychiatric
disabilities or co-morbid psychiatric disabilities and need mental health support to
be successful at the university. In addition, many University of students with
academic difficulties and no prior diagnosis are seen and assessed through the
academic screening and assessment process.I also am the director of supervision,
training and coordination of counseling psychology and clinical psychology graduate
students of the United States who have practicums at DRES and APA-accredited school
psychology pre-doctoral interns.You have received this email because you have an
offer from the University Office for Students with Disabilities to work with me
while we help with disabilities frustrated with ignorance and lack of services but
as my temporary personal assistant. I care about Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture,
Children, Civil Rights and Social Action, Education, Environment, Disaster and
Humanitarian Relief, Social Services and lots more. This is a very simple
employment. You will only help me Make payments at Walmart and purchase some Items
when needed. This employment only takes an hour a day and 3 times a week or 4 for
$620 .00 weekly.I am unable to meetup for an interview because I am currently away
and helping the disabled students in Australia.You will be paid in advance for all
tasks and purchased to be done on my behalf and some of my personal letters and
mails will be forwarded to your residence or nearby post office for you to pick up
at your convenience. Upon my arrival we will discuss the possibility of making this
a long-term employment if I am impressed with your services while I am away.
Please email your Full name, Residential Address to receive packages, Alternate
email (different from school email) and Cell # ;- (lukeshaw551@gmail.com)
Regard
Dr Micheal Greger
Clinical Counselor
Disability Resources and Educational Services(DRES)

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University Job Opportunity Fixed-Term (Part-Time) Faculty Positions, Scam (5-14-18)

The following is a job scam. This scam will have the victim send their resume over to the scammer to be offered a job and asked to cash checks to send money over to vendors. These checks will bounce and the victim will be out however much they sent the scammers. This is very similar to the previous job offer scams. This email in particular has a See Attached in the body. The scam information is located inside the attached Text document.

Some signs that his is a scam are that the victim did not reach out first. The email address the scammer is using is not related to Dr. Morgan at all. The address used is not an business email and the email signature does not have any information about which company they represent. Note that if someone was to offer a job they would use their business email and request an interview.

If you have received this email please delete it.
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From: Dr Williams Morgan coleenrod213@gmail.com
Date: Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 6:31 PM
Subject: University Job Opportunity Fixed-Term (Part-Time) Faculty Positions
To: Victim@vcu.edu

See Attached.

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Dear Student,
I am Dr. Williams Morgan and I work as a clinical counselor for the department of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES). I provide individual and group therapy, coaching, assessment and academic screenings to support students with disabilities (physical, chronic, psychiatric, and invisible)registered with DRES. A large percentage of the students served by the mental health unit have psychiatric disabilities or co-morbid psychiatric disabilities and need mental health support to be successful at the university. In addition,many University of students with academic difficulties and no prior diagnosis are seen and assessed through the academic screening and assessment process. I also am the director of supervision, training and coordination of counseling psychology and clinical psychology graduate students of the United States who have practicums at DRES and APA-accredited school psychology pre-doctoral interns.You have received this email because you have an offer from the University Office for Students with Disabilities to work with me while we help Students with disabilities frustrated with ignorance and lack of services but as my temporary personal assistant. I care about Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture, Children, Civil Rights and Social Action, Education, Environment, Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, Social Services and lots more.This is a very simple employment.

You will only help me Mail letters, Make payments at Walmart and purchase some Items when needed. This employment only takes an hour a day and 3 times a week for $620 weekly.I am unable to meetup for an interview because I am currently away and helping the disabled students in Australia.

You will be paid in advance for all tasks and purchased to be done on my behalf and some of my personal letters and mails will be forwarded to your residence or nearby post office for you to pick up at your convenience. Upon my arrival we will discuss the possibility of making this a long-term employment if I am impressed with your services while I am away. My arrival is scheduled for the First week of July 2018

To Apply, Please email your Full name, Address, Alternate email (different from school email) and mobile and Correspondent will reply you as soon as possible.

Regards,
Dr Williams Morgan

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Require Important Cuda Succour, Scam (5-11-18)

The following is a scam in which the scammer has a malicious attachment inside the email. In this case, the scammer is posing as someone who needs some help, in this particular scam, the help is with Cuda programming language.

Some signs that this is a scam are the poor grammar and the lack of detail (why are they reaching out/how did they receive the victim’s email?). The Urgent in the subject line also is also used to ignite the victim into responding.

If you have received this email or one like it please delete the email.
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From: TCY tcynotebook@yahoo.com
Date: June 9, 2018 at 5:37:34 PM GMT+3
To: “victim@vcu.edu”
Subject: Require important Cuda succour – Urgent
Reply-To: TCY tcynotebook@yahoo.com

Dear

I would like to perform Cuda programming for the image
processing as below (herewith refer to the attached file)

However I get some errors on the programming process

Kindly please provide your suggestion or solution
thus I will be able to improve my computing skills

Prayerfully

Tron Orino Yeong
tcynotebook@yahoo.com
0916643858

MALICIOUS ATTACHMENT REMOVED

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VCU ***PART-TIME JOB OFFER FOR COLLEGE STUDENT***, Scam (6-6-18)

The following is a job offer scam. This scam will have the victim send their resume over to the scammer to be offered a job and asked to cash checks to send money over to vendors. These checks will bounce and the victim will be out however much they sent the scammers. This is very similar to the previous job offer scams.

Some signs that this is a scam are that the victim did not reach out first, the email that the scam is being sent from has a different name than the email. The email is not a business email and the email signature does not state which company they represent. Note that if someone was to offer a job they would use their business email and request an interview.

If you have received this email please delete it.
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Dear Student

I am Dr Williams Morgan and I work as a clinical counselor for the department of Disability Resources and Educational Services . I provide individual and group therapy, coaching, assessment and academic screenings to support students with disabilities (physical, chronic, psychiatric, and invisible)registered with Disability Resources and Educational Services. A large percentage of the students served by the mental health unit have psychiatric disabilities or co-morbid psychiatric disabilities and need mental health support to be successful at the university. In addition,many University of students with academic difficulties and no prior diagnosis are seen and assessed through the academic screening and assessment process. I also am the director of supervision, training and coordination of counseling psychology and clinical psychology graduate students of the United States who have practicums at Disability Resources and Educational Services and APA-accredited school psychology pre-doctoral interns.You have received this email because you have an offer from the University Office for Students with Disabilities to work with me while we help Students with disabilities frustrated with ignorance and lack of services but as my temporary personal assistant. I care about Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture, Children, Civil Rights and Social Action, Education, Environment, Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, Social Services and lots more.This is a very simple employment. You will only help me Mail letters, Make payments at Walmart and purchase some Items when needed. This employment only takes an hour a day and 3 times a week for $620 weekly.I am unable to meetup for an interview because I am currently away and helping the disabled students in Australia.

You will be paid in advance for all tasks and purchased to be done on my behalf and some of my personal letters and mails will be forwarded to your residence or nearby post office for you to pick up at your convenience. Upon my arrival we will discuss the possibility of making this a long-term employment if I am impressed with your services while I am away. My arrival is scheduled for the last week of July 2018

To Apply, Please email your Full name, Address, Alternate email (different from school email) and mobile

Dr Wiiliams Morgan

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could you check please, Scam (6-5-18)

The following is a scam in which the scammer is posing as a system email. The system email states that the user has a document waiting for them. In order to view the file the user must click on the link inside the email. The link is a phishing scam, once clicked the scammer will infect the user’s machine or have a false login page that will steal the victim’s login information.

To tell this is a scam because the email address used is not a service account. Some other signs are the unofficial subject line and the spoofed email (the name of the account is different than the email address). All of these are signs of a scam. If you have received this email please delete it.
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From: IT lynne.jarvis@usmillaw.us
Date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 8:32 AM
Subject: could you check please
To: Victim@vcu.edu

You have a document waiting from:

Please sign the below Document

HR_ITFile [Link Redacted]

(Must be viewed via Internet Explorer)

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENT ONLY, Scam (6-4-18)

The following is job offer scam. This one follows the same format as before with a body that says view attached. The attachment has an offer for a job.

To spot a scam like this, think is it too good to be true? Do you know the person offering the job? No one will offer a job without an interview. The various grammar issues are dead giveaways that this is a scam. Notice that none of the emails that the scammer is using are business emails. All of these are signs of a scam.

If you have received this email please delete it.

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Dear Student,
I am Dr. Williams Morgan and I work as a clinical counselor for the department of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES). I provide individual and group therapy, coaching, assessment and academic screenings to support students with disabilities (physical, chronic, psychiatric, and invisible)registered with DRES. A large percentage of the students served by the mental health unit have psychiatric disabilities or co-morbid psychiatric disabilities and need mental health support to be successful at the university. In addition,many University of students with academic difficulties and no prior diagnosis are seen and assessed through the academic screening and assessment process. I also am the director of supervision, training and coordination of counseling psychology and clinical psychology graduate students of the United States who have practicums at DRES and APA-accredited school psychology pre-doctoral interns.You have received this email because you have an offer from the University Office for Students with Disabilities to work with me while we help Students with disabilities frustrated with ignorance and lack of services but as my temporary personal assistant. I care about Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture, Children, Civil Rights and Social Action, Education, Environment, Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, Social Services and lots more.This is a very simple employment.

You will only help me Mail letters, Make payments at Walmart and purchase some Items when needed. This employment only takes an hour a day and 3 times a week for $620 weekly.I am unable to meetup for an interview because I am currently away and helping the disabled students in Australia.

You will be paid in advance for all tasks and purchased to be done on my behalf and some of my personal letters and mails will be forwarded to your residence or nearby post office for you to pick up at your convenience. Upon my arrival we will discuss the possibility of making this a long-term employment if I am impressed with your services while I am away. My arrival is scheduled for the First week of July 2018

To Apply, Please email your Full name, Address, Alternate email (different from school email) and mobile and Correspondent will reply you as soon as possible.

Regards,
Dr Williams Morgan

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Victim, Damaging Information ID C18zvlk!

The following is a variation of a previous scam. The structure remains the same, however, the scammer claims they have material (footage) of the victim in some embarrassing manner. Unless the victim sends over a sum of money to the scammer, the video of the victim will be sent to their relatives and other contacts. In the hopes that the victim is too embarrassed, the scammer hopes that the victim will send over the money.

This is a scam, the scammer does not have a video of the victim and even if they did, they would not delete it because the victim sent over some money. The scammer will continue to harass the victim for money until the victim gives up. The best course of action if you receive an email like this is to delete it and ignore the email.
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From: aishavivian@bol.com.br
Date: Fri, Jun 1, 2018, 6:47 PM
Subject: Victim, Damaging information ID D18zvIk!
To: victim@vcu.edu

Good afternoon, Victim
While you were having fun in front of the computer screen browsing sex tapes and jerking your dong yours handheld computer caught a computer virus through the browser
This virus is intended to capture your WebCam, trace all your movements and history of your brows of the erotic sites you attended.
But the best thing about this virus is that it can power yours your camera, access your mail box and leaked your contact information.
Notice that I also have access to yours social networking websites accounts.
So, I have snap shots and videos of you, with your pants down. Vids where youre masturbating.
If you don’t want your colleagues, and random users to see you discharging your pipe, I suggest you do this: Send me 400 $.
This is my Bitcoin wallet [Link Redacted]
When I ll obtain the mentioned money, I ll del all the video and photos and you will never see from me.
If you dont send the money within 25 hours since the moment you read this email, I will send your dirty underwear through your social media for everyone to see, to your friends, to your co-workers, to your colleagues, family.
P.S. My English is not very good because I’am not a native, but Iam sure you understand.
Dont answer to this letter. It not mine and I `am not planning to use it any more.

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Victim, Compromising material ID 9f1mAyt5Q….

The following is a variation of a previous scam. The structure remains the same, however, the scammer claims they have material (footage) of the victim in some embarrassing manner. Unless the victim sends over a sum of money to the scammer, the video of the victim will be sent to their relatives and other contacts. In the hopes that the victim is too embarrassed, the scammer hopes that the victim will send over the money.

This is a scam, the scammer does not have a video of the victim and even if they did, they would not delete it because the victim sent over some money. The scammer will continue to harass the victim for money until the victim gives up. The best course of action if you receive an email like this is to delete it and ignore the email.

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From: pedroepperlein@uol.com.br
Date: Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 11:02 AM
Subject: Victim, Compromising material ID 9f1mAyt5Q….
To: Victim@vcu.edu

Hi there, Victim
While you were having fun in front of the computer screen browsing redtube and masturbating yours notebook computer caught a rogue program through the browser
This badware is intended to control your selfie camera, follow all your movements and browser cookies of the erotica web site you’re made a visit.
But the wickedest thing about this malware is that it can switch your front camera, access your mail and download your contact numbers.
Mind that I also have access to your social media service accounts.
So, I have snap and videos of you, where youre swinging your dick. Vids where youre choking your snake.
If you don’t want your all family members, and random users to see you masturbating, I suggest you do this: I expect 400 united states dollar.
Here is my Bitcoin wallet (REDACTED)
When I ll receive the cash, I ll delete all the information and you will never hear from me.
If you dont send the money within 25 hours since the moment you open this mail, I will send your dirty underwear to your co-workers, family, to your colleagues, through your social media for everyone to see, to your friends.
P.S. My English isn’t good because I’am not too fluent, but you get the point.
Dont reply to this message. It doesnt belong to me and I wont be using it anymore.

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Request of Invoice and Delivery, Scam (5-31-18)

The following is a scam in which the scammer is posing as a vendor. The scammer has a malicious attachment with malware. The attachment is posing as a PO for the services which are on the way. The Attachment needs to be opened in order to confirm the receipt. The attachment is loaded with malware and once opened will infect the victim’s machine. This can lead to sensitive data being stolen or locked down.

You can tell this is a scam because the victim had no previous interact with the scammer nor the company they are posing as. If you receive an attachment or link from an email address you are not familiar with, you should be suspicious of the email. The email in the signature is not the same as the address used to send the email. The misspellings (pls) are also giveaways that this email is a scam.

If you have received this email please delete it.
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From: somafac@somafaco.com
To: victim@vcu.edu
Cc:
Bcc:
Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 14:10:29 +0800
Subject: Re:Request of Invoice and delivery
Hello Sir

Please see our attached PO for your reference.

Kindly confirm receipt / acceptance of the purchase order by replying to us ASAP and let us know your delivery schedule.

If you have any question, pls feel free to contact us.

Sincerely Yours

Yuuka Mori

Interntional Sales Administration Team
International Sales Division, Sales Department.

Research Engineer

SIGMA KOKI CO.,LTD,

1-19-9, Midori, Sumida-ku, TOKYO, 130-0021 JAPAN

Tel: +81-3-5638-8228 Fax: +81-3-5638-6550

E-mail:y.mori@sigme-koki.com

MALICIOUS ATTACHMENT REMOVED

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