Latest Phishing Scams

List below are the latest phishing scams that have been acted upon by Information Security. Think you’ve received a phishing email? Don’t click it, report it.

Email Scam (Nov 11, 2021): Student Jobs Available

Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 10:18:01 -0500 Subject: Student Jobs Available From: "Dr Kenneth Berg" <> The  UChicago  Administrative Assistants urgently requires the service of competent students to represent her position on campus for a check...

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Email Scam (July 4, 2021): “Additional Claim”

From: Peters, Ariel M (HSC) <> Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2021 4:02 PM Subject: Additional Claim IDES Process your additional $1400 weekly claim without delay, please provide accurate and complete information on your Unemployment Claim (Regular...

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Email Scam (June 30, 2021): “Account Verification”

From: The University of Chicago <> Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 3:36 PM Subject: Account Verification Dear UChicago User, Your University of Chicago account is due for upgrade. Kindly upgrade immediately to avoid account suspension...

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Email Scam (May 28, 2021): “RE: Dear claimant”

From: "jtaylor4351" <> Subject:  RE: Dear claimant Date: Sun, 16 May 2021 13:28:36 +0000 Dear claimant, The Division of Employment Security has added additional $1,400 weekly benefit to your existing Unemployment Claim. Visit Unemployment...

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