Students warned over scam which dupes victims into passing on personal details

Students warned over scam which dupes victims into passing on personal details
 

Students in Chester have been warned over an opportunistic email scam.
Starting university is stressful enough without any added problems.
Now a phishing scam is luring victims into passing on their personal details by claiming they have been awarded an educational grant.
Chester Police warned students to ‘be safe’ online.
An Action Fraud spokesman said: “The email purports to have come from the finance department of the student’s university and tricks the recipient into clicking on a link contained in the message to provide personal and banking details.
“One victim reported that after... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 39
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