Fraudulent Email Alert: Tutoring for my son – Jan 26, 2018

If you get this message, DO NOT reply and DO NOT provide any personal information. Delete the email. The email is part of an overpayment scam. The scammer will send the victim a fraudulent cheque for an amount greater than what was agreed upon then ask for a “refund”. The scammer is counting on the victim sending the “refund” before discovering the cheque was fraudulent and did not clear at the bank.

 

From: Larry Law <sender’s email address>
Sent: Friday, January 26, 2018 9:04 AM
To: <recipient’s email address>
Subject: Tutoring for my son


Hello,
How are you doing today? My name is Larry Law. I came across your
e-mail at the Department ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE under
People’s portal. I seek for a private tutor for my son. I would like
to know if you would be available for the job and I would provide you
with more details my son..

I’ve arranged with my caregiver that my Son is coming to stay with for
his period of tutoring and he had agreed with me. Do email me back
with following information in you are interested in teaching him:
total cost of tutoring for 1 months (1 hour per day 3 times/week),your
years of teaching experience.
Expecting your prompt response..
Regards