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Scams

Monks solicit students for money
4 months ago

Monks solicit students for money

People claiming to be traveling monks or temple-goers are approaching UTD students around campus and asking for money.

The people usually claim they are from a local temple and hand …
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Community loses funds to cyber crime
7 months ago

Community loses funds to cyber crime

Editor’s note: Vicky’s name was changed to protect her identity

UTD victims lost nearly $50,000 to online and telephone scams this year. When students and faculty become more …
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Students lose thousands in scams
1 year ago

Students lose thousands in scams

The Information Security Office and the UTD police department are aiding students and alumni targeted by recent email and phone scams.

In the last year, 26 students reported …
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Student loses $2,000 in recent swindling scams
2 years ago

Student loses $2,000 in recent swindling scams

A UTD student fell victim to a job scam and lost roughly $2000 in an employment ruse.

UTD Police Lieutenant Ken Mackenzie said there are, per semester, at …
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Scammers target students for money
4 years ago

Scammers target students for money

A student called UTDPD on Oct. 16 to report a caller claiming to be an agent of the Internal Revenue Service to coax money from the student.

The scammer asked …
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