Archive | July 3, 2017

Part time job scam (7/3/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into submitting their personal information to the scammer, so the scammer can then steal their identities. Please note that no legitimate employer will offer anyone a job through email and without an interview. Please delete this message if you received it.


















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W2 scam (7/3/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link. Notice the non-VCU sender’s address and masked link; both are tell-tale signs of a scam.


From: <>
Date: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 9:24 AM
Subject: W2 paperless
Dear Account Owner,

Our records indicate that you are enrolled in the Virginia Commonwealth University paperless W2 Program. As a result,
you do not receive a paper W2 but instead receive e-mail notification that your online W2 (i.e. “paperless W2”) is
prepared and ready for viewing.

Your W2 is ready for viewing under Employee Self Service. Logon at the following link: Click here (malicious link removed)

If you have trouble logging in to Employee Self Service at the link above, please contact

Mail to
VCU Payroll Services
P. O. Box 842511
Richmond VA 23284-2511
or Deliver to
Human Resource Building
104 North Belvidere Street
or Fax to
(804) 828-3200

On completion of successful logon you can download and open the word document via this link now and enter your zipcode to see your 2017 open enrollment access info.

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