Archive | May 24, 2017

Procurement Scam (5/24/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into downloading and opening a malicious attachment. Note the non-VCU sender’s address and generic language; both of which are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received it.


From: “Abbas A.Rasool” <>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2017 10:20:29 -0700
Subject: PO #34890 (DUBAI)
Dear Sir,

Good day

Regarding the mentioned PO, kindly confirm your receipt and approval of our order, and please update us with your delivery schedule.

Thank you in anticipation and for your usual cooperation.

Best Regards
Abbas A.Rasool
Procurement Department

P.O. Box 32440, Road:4903, Block:949, Bldg:164, East Riffa
T : (971) 17702700, Ext: 237 | F : (971) 17700054 | M : (971) 37770083-(971) 36688756

This communication is intended for the above named person and is confidential and / or legally privileged. Any opinion(s) expressed in this communication are not necessarily those of Wires International. If it has come to you in error you must take no action based upon it, nor must you print it, copy it, forward it, or show it to anyone. Please delete and destroy the e-mail and any attachments and inform the sender immediately. Thank you.

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Wires International may monitor all incoming and outgoing e-mails and it has taken steps to ensure that e-mails and attachments are free from any virus, we advise that, in keeping with best business practice, the recipient must ensure they are actually virus free.

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New Event Notification Scam (5/24/17)

The following scam attempts to trick you into clicking on a malicious link. Notice the email address and generic message; all of which are tell tale signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received it.


From: <>
Date: Wed, May 24, 2017 at 10:20 AM
Subject: New Event Notification

Event Change Notification

Event 2017 has changed. Please review the changes.

Change Notification

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