Phishing Alert: Re: Urgent request

Some U-M community members reported receiving this email. It is fraudulent or malicious. Do not respond, click any link in it, or provide personal information or money. See Phishing & Scams for more tips. If you need help, contact the ITS Service Center.

Date Sent: 
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Phishing Email Summary

This phishing email impersonating notable members of the U-M faculty and staff asks the recipient(s) to provide gift cards. The "from" in this phish may list the name of a well-known member of U-M community, such as the president, or a dean or department head. The email address used for the "from" field may be spoofed or an approximation of a real umich address.

If you receive similar email, you should delete it without replying. If you think there is a chance the email or other messaging of this sort is real, do not reply. Instead, find the individual's phone number or U-M email address and contact them to ask.

Phishing Email Text

The amount i want is $200 each in 5 copies so that will make it a total of $1000 I’ll be reimbursing back to you.When you get them,remove each card from the pack scratch off the silver panel at the back of each card to show the claim code then take a picture of the cards and send it to me here ok.