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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 12/06/2011. This message is not from U-M. Do not respond, do not click on any link, and immediately delete it.

  • If you have already clicked on the link and entered any personal information—including your UMICH password--immediately change your password AND contact 4-HELP. An ITS Service Representative will check your account for any malicious activity that may already have been carried out by the sender of the phishing message.
  • If you have any concern that your e-mail account may be compromised, contact 4-HELP.

Text of 12/06/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Subject: ACH transaction failed

This report applies to the ACH transfer (ID: 563831271807) that was recently sent from your banking account.

The current status of the above mentioned transaction is: failed due to the technical error. Please refer to the report below for the details:


Yours faithfully,
Matty Oneal
2011 NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association
13450 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 100
Herndon, VA 20171