Person of Interest Scam (6/9/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently download malware on the victim’s computer. Notice the non-VCU sender’s email address, generic language, and the non-VCU link; all of which are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received it.


From: <>
Date: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 10:29 AM
Subject: Person of Interest?

I’m hunting down a person of interesting in your area. I only have some small details, but I’ve tracked him to your vicinity. If you could look at this photo and if you recognize this person please contact me back.

Click here (Malicious link removed)

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