The Vermont Cynic

Student emails hit with scams once again

The latest email scam targeting UVM students was sent out Sept. 6. The email falsely offered an opportunity to work with disabled children on campus.

Ella Ruehsen, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

UVM students were once again targeted by email scams that aimed to steal their money, according to UVM Police Services. UVM students received an email alert from UVM Police Services Sept. 6, warning them of fake emails that offered them employment assisting a doctor in supporting students with disabilities...

Police warn students of successful scams

A UVM police services car idles outside the Central Campus Residence Hall Feb. 13. A phone scam made to look like it's coming from UVM police services demanding money has been targeting UVM students.

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

UVM police services  is working with the FBI to investigate a phone scam that has been targeting students. The scam is a call made to look like it’s from UVM police services by spoofing their phone number. The caller says there is a warrant out for their arrest, and they will be arrested if they don't...

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