Deactivation scam (7/21/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently steal the victim’s account information. Notice the non-VCU email address, generic language, and the masked foreign link; all of which are signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received.


From: Server []
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:31 PM
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Your request is being processed


Hello xxxxxxx,

Notice! A Request to deactivate your  office email was made and this request will be processed shortly before 24hrs.

If this was made accidentally, you are advised to cancel the request now? 

Cancel De-activation (Malicious link redacted)

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