Scam Email received 6/13/2020
Welcometoguttercover 3160 – YUCC6_873@jjo.hopenoun.com
PREPARE TO APPLY
Find out more about the application process, researching your destination, how much it will cost and more.
GET READY TO GO
Congratulations on being accepted for Study Abroad! Now it’s time to plan the details, like where you’ll stay, organising your visa and applying for your student loan.
DURING YOUR STUDY ABROAD YEAR
Once you know you’ll be studying abroad, you’ll need to arrange accommodation, insurance, visas, proof of your finances and maybe some foreign language studies.
RETURNING TO LEEDS
Welcome back! Here’s some useful information to help you settle back into life in Leeds.
Short programmes, usually through summer schools, are a great chance to experience study and life in another country.
STUDY ABROAD HANDBOOKS AND DOCUMENTS
Handbooks, checklists, forms and information you will need before and during your study abroad.
GRADUATE STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES
If you’re a Postgraduate researcher, there may be opportunities to study abroad during your time here.
The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:
Ten Minutes 10 minutes.
How to check if you received a scam email
- Google the details.
Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.
- Confirm the details.
Visit their website and look for a phone number or email address. Search for the website yourself. Do not assume the details in the email are valid.
- Confirm using the information you have found
Using the details you have researched, call or email the business and ask them to verify the information within the email.
- Check if the email has been sent to multiple people
Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”