Phishing Examples

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Phishing attempts are emails (or phone calls) which appear to be legitimate and seek to steal your credentials, money, or info

These are active phishing or hacking attempts on Georgetown University email.  If you clicked on a link or otherwise responded to a fraudulent email, go to another computer and change your password. You can also contact us at

Remote Job Scam

November 5th, 2020

Do not respond by email or text to this phish allegedly from a GU Professor offering $350 a week for part-time remote work. Learn more about phishing…

Work From Home Scam

October 16th, 2020

Do not respond via email or text to this phish offering you $350 to work from home. While it appears to be from a GU email address, the domain has be…

Housing Lottery Fraud

October 14th, 2020

This fraudulent email is not from Robert Groves or anyone associated with Georgetown. It is a lure to get personal information and payment from Georg…

More Job Scams

October 7th, 2020

This email scam, purportedly from The Center on Privacy and Technology, asks you to reply via text if you’re interested in the job. If you reply, you…