IRS vishing scam reported by UDel community

It’s tax season once again, and that means scammers are busy trying to file fraudulent tax returns in your name. We’ve received a report of a vish (the telephonic equivalent of a phishing email) claiming to come from the IRS. The robo-call claims to be...

Suspicious vishers attempt to trick users at #UDel

Keeping with the trend of recent phone scams, we got a call from someone claiming to be “Chris from IT.” He said he was trying to assist a student who was having network troubles, and wanted us to go to a certain Web site and tell him if the page loaded. I...

Trying too hard…

So there’s a call center in India posing as UD Directory Assistance and claiming to be the Chamber of Commerce so they can ask for your UD information. I wish we were creative enough to make this stuff up. Yesterday, we got a call from a number that appeared as...

More vish

The AT&T vishing scams are still going around. AT&T subscribers are reminded to visit only the official AT&T website, www.att.com, for matters concerning their phones or billing statements. Below is a list of caller numbers confirmed to be vishers: (800)...