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OISS has recently been notified of scams where callers are trying to steal money from international students by pretending to be U.S. government agents.
OISS has recently been notified of scams where callers are trying to steal money from international students by pretending to be U.S. government agents.

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Be Careful of Scams

Posted By: Xiaoyu Yin    Published: Monday, 26 Jan 2015

This is a general reminder to be careful when people demand money from you through email, phone call, or in-person. OISS has recently been notified of scams where callers are trying to steal money from international students by pretending to be U.S. government agents. These criminals may try to steal your money, important personal information, or your identity. If you receive a suspicious call, never give your bank account number, social security number, or other personal information over the phone, even if the person is threatening you. Call the MSU Police or OISS immediately for assistance.

•             For more information regarding avoiding scams: please review these links: http://www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams/common-scams

•             Check out OISS blog: https://oissmsu.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/scams-tricks-or-cheats-dont-be-a-victim-of-false-government-inquiries/

•             You can also find additional resources at: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/news/?id=522.

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