Nov 27, 2018 | Boston, MA
A global phone fraud that has scammed three of BU’s Asian students out of $124,500, and unsuccessfully targeted a fourth, has prompted the BU Police Department to issue alerts about warning signs for students when approached by someone claiming to be an authority figure and demanding personal information. In the last few months, the same scheme has ensnared would-be victims in New York, San Francisco, Houston, Los Angeles, Canada, and Australia, according to BU Police.
Source: BU Today. Click for full article.