Library account access scam (10/30/14)

Note the following scam attempting to steal your VCU eID credentials. Note the non-VCU sender’s address, the non-VCU link, masked under the VCU link ( rather than, both are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this email if you received it. For more information, please contact or 828-2227.


From: Access Services Manager <>
Date: 10/30/2014 11:54AM
Subject: Library Account Access

Dear User,

Your access to your library account is expiring soon and it won’t be accessible for you. You must reactivate your account in order to continue to have access to this service. For this purpose, click the web address below or copy and paste it into your web browser. After logging in, your access is reactivated and you will be redirected to your library account. (Link redacted, actual link goes to

If you are not able to login, please contact Library Services Manager at


Kerry Bonis
Library Services Manager
Access & Delivery Services
Main Library
Virginia Commonwealth University
(804) 827-3968 
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