Invitation Phishing Scam (7/21/2017)

The following scam attempts to get a victim to click on a malicious PDF. Notice the generic language, grammatical errors,  and non-VCU sender’s email. All of these are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received it and do not open the PDF.


From: Katherine Libby <>
Date: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:44 AM
Subject: Shared Invitation

I hope this email finds you well? Please share your thought concerning the attached form of our recent accomplishments and invitation. Please confirm receipt as well as attendance. We have to give the place a head count by Thursday, july 27th.

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