Tutoring Scam

We have recently seen examples of “tutoring scam” emails at the university. Please see the example image below and visit these links from other institutions outlining the common elements of this type of scam.



As always, if you aren’t sure whether an email is legitimate, you can reach out to your local IT support group or securitysupport@illinois.edu for a second opinion. You can also forward messages as attachments to report-spam@illinois.edu to be reviewed by the spam filter. Thank you for doing your part and remaining vigilant!

Image of email from "Phillip Paul" claiming to be looking for a tutor for his daughter.