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Gift Card Scams WARNING

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 15:25

Many hundreds of email messages are coming in with this type of format:

From: Department Chair  < @< @>>
Subject: Send me your available text number that I can reach you at
Date: September 25, 2021 at 2:40:33 PM EDT
To: typicaluser @<mailto:typicaluser @>

Department Chair
Dean and professor
School of Scam Science

Even if they seem to come from your chair, department head or supervisor, they are a scam - DELETE them.

Your supervisor does not need to ask for your cell phone number, nor do they need you to buy gift cards for them - the latter violates UVA policy.

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