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Phishing Scam – 10/17/2020 – As a Kansas State University Political Science Professor, you will be receiving Citizenship Politics

This is a link scam designed to lure people into clicking malicious links. The following email has been reported to Google and webhost.

From: *********** <***********@gmail.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:17 PM
To: *********** <***********a@gmail.com>
Subject: As a Kansas State University Political Science Professor, you will be receiving Citizenship Politics
October 17, 2020
Dear Professor,
I am a former 5 term Seattle City Councilmember and the author of Becoming a Citizen Activist [https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Citizen-Activist-Strategies-Changing-ebook/dp/1632170442/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1476503283&sr=1-1&keywords=becoming+a+citizen+activist+stories+strategies+and+advice+for+changing+our+world], which is being used as a textbook at various universities and received the Gold Medal for Social Activism by Independent Publisher.
I’m emailing you because I have found that Political Science scholars have enjoyed reading my newsletter Citizenship Politics. It covers national political and social issues, as well as including my published book reviews, past ones can be read here [http://www.becomingacitizenactivist.org/book-reviews-nick-licata/].
The newsletter is generally released several times a month. Below are links to two of my previous issues. The first is Citizenship – Bridging Individualism & Community to Sustain our Democracy [https://medium.com/@nicklicata/rbgs-replacement-will-cut-civil-rights-for-women-b0affd8da2bd]. It argues that citizenship should support a democratic republic that protects individuals’ freedoms and the community’s welfare. The second evaluates how the Supreme Court may already be considered packed, The Supreme Court: Republican Majorities Since 1970 [https://medium.com/politics-fast-and-slow/democrats-have-been-a-minority-on-the-supreme-court-since-1970-ae3a04cb678a]. If you don’t care to receive Citizenship Politics., write back “unsubscribe” now or at any time.
Thank you for your service in educating our next generation of citizens.
Sincerely,
Nick Licata

Phishing Scam – 10/16/2020 – Personal Assistant Part-Time Job

This is a reply-to scam designed to trick people in need of money into replying. The scammer then asks the student to perform tasks to establish a momentum of compliance which eventually leads to the scammer asking for cash cards. Reported to Google.

Begin forwarded message:
From: ******* <*******@ksu.edu [mailto:*******@ksu.edu]>
Subject: Personal Assistant Part-Time Job
Date: October 15, 2020 at 4:56:37 PM CDT
To: “no-reply@jobs.kSU.edu [mailto:no-reply@jobs.kSU.edu]”
Position: Personal Assistant Part-Time (Work-Remotely)
Pay: 350.00 (Weekly)
Hours: 9 hours Average (Weekly)
 Currently searching for an enthusiastic candidate to assist a busy professional who owns and operates multiple businesses in the area (including production and customer service-oriented businesses).
 Duties:
 §  Produce reports, presentations, and briefs
§  Manage diary, schedule meetings and appointments
§  Monitor personal expenses and overseeing monthly/annual budgets for projects
§  Make travel arrangements
§  Act as the point of contact between the manager and internal/external clients
 Experience/Qualifications:
 §  MS Office and English proficiency
§  Outstanding organizational and time management skills
§  Up to date with latest Google applications and calendar
§  Ability to multitask and prioritize daily reminders
Eligible to work in USA
Interested in applying for the above position? Send a copy of your Resume/Cover Letter tomeli.s.salindsayd@gmail.com [mailto:meli.s.salindsayd@gmail.com]
Thank you
 Dr. Melissa Lindsay

Phishing Scam – 10/15/20 – K State data erasure request – from ********* – case: EXPZZYQ

This is a reply-to scam phishing for recipients reply by impersonating a student of K-State. The responsible email address has been reported to the appropriate channels such as Gmail.

From: *********@gmail.com <*********@gmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39 PM
To: ********* <*********@ksu.edu>
Subject: K State data erasure request – from ********* – case: EXPZZYQ
Hello K State,
My name is ********* and I hereby request K State (k-state.edu [http://k-state.edu]) to erase all personal data that you hold about me.
Please send me a confirmation of complete and permanent erasure of the personal data, once you have completed the erasure process.
My personal details are:
Name: *********
Email: *********@gmail.com [mailto:*********@gmail.com]
As evidence of my interaction with K State, I received an email from your service on 2019 November 21. That message indicates that you are holding personal data about me.
Thanks,
*********
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Phishing Scam – 10/15/20 – Follow up

This is a reply-to scam phishing for recipients reply by impersonating a department head. The responsible email address has been reported to the appropriate channels such as Gmail. The scammer tries to trick the recipient into thinking it is from a ksu email address by putting ksu.edu in the username part of the email address. This is actually a gmail email address.

From: *********
Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:33 AM
To: ********* <*********@ksu.edu>
Subject: Follow up
Hello Abby,
How are you doing? Are you available for a quick task?
Best regards
Mike Day.

Department Head

Phishing Scam – 10/15/20 – ***FAX MESSAGE**AGREEMENT***.PDF 83KB

This is a link scam phishing for recipients to click on links within the email. The responsible email address has been reported to the appropriate channels such as the webhost and Microsoft.

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Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:02 AM
To: ********* <*********@mfoilaw.com>
Cc: ********* <*********@mfoilaw.com>
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Phishing Scam – 10/14/20 – Hello dear

This is a reply-to scam phishing for replies. The responsible email address has been reported to the appropriate channels.

From: Binta Konate <bkonatel985@yahoo.fr>
Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:43 PM
To: bkonatel985@yahoo.fr
Subject: Hello dear
Hello dear
Good day and hope you are fine.
My name is Binta Konate, from Togo, West Africa. I was only child of my father, the Late Engineer Konate and my mother died when I was only 8 years old, and my Father died after a brief illness of Liver Cancer,
After my father’s burial my uncle and her wife threatening me with hate words as they were only interested in my Father’s house and land properties.
One evening my uncle threatened that he would kill me if i don’t handover house documents of my father to him, I know he is an evil man and I am too young to challenge him, I quietly gave him the documents of the house.
Although my father warned me how evil he would be, and my Father warn me to be careful with him.
Contacting you is because my father had Savings outside the country worth’s $11.5million dollars; all the Bank deposit documents of this fund are well secured and with me now.
My uncle did not know about this money and as he continues searched my father’s room every night. I decided to flee with the suitcase of the deposit documents out of our country to Dakar Senegal where I am staying now.
Please dear, I am asking for your assistance in the following ways:
1. To stand with me as a family Friend living abroad and to help me get this money transferred to your Bank account in your country and you invest it on my behalf.
2. You will be my guardian in your country to give me a better life and help me find a good school to continue my education and the investment will be in your control till i finished university
3. With good faith in me, I would like you and me to discuss and agree on the amount of money i will give you for your help.
Please kindly reply me back with any question you want to know about me and about this situation,
We can talk on phone if you wouldn’t mind to send me your direct whatsapp number.
I thank you in advance for your kind assistance in this my situation.
Kindest regards,
Binta Konate.

Phishing Scam – 10/14/20 – Notification:(10/14/2020 5:48:47 PM)

This is a phishing scam with a link. The sender and site have been reported to the appropriate channels.

From: ksu.edu_O365 <jspoales@olgchs.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:48 PM
To: K-State ******* <*******@ksu.edu>
Subject: Notification:(10/14/2020 5:48:47 PM)
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Phishing Scam – 10/09/2020 – Transfer Request

A user has been compromised by another user using a different domain address. The webhost and Microsoft has been notified of this issue.

From: ********* [*********@ksu.edu]
Sent: Friday, October 9, 2020 2:54 PM
To: *********@corvusblue.net
Subject: Transfer Request
Hi Kantha,
I want you to make a payment to a vendor. Let me know if you can get it done today so i can forward you their bank details.
Liz

Phishing Scam – 10/08/2020 – Message by: 360 669-4200 04:55 PM EDT As of 10/07/2020.

This is a phishing scam with a malicious link that contains a fake fax receipt with false links. Microsoft and other web hosts have been notified.

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Sent: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:53 PM
To: **********@ksu.edu
Subject: Message by: 360 669-4200 04:55 PM EDT As of 10/07/2020.
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View them within 1 days of the received date
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Date:
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