The Vermont Cynic

Texting scam targets UVM students

Texting scam targets UVM students

Kim Henry, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Between Sept. 18 and 19, two UVM students reported receiving scam-like threatening text, said UVM police Deputy Chief Tim Bilodeau. The texts were two to three lines, gave the recipient a location and date of a package delivery, and instructions on how to open the package to avoid “detonation,”...

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