Alert: IRS Imposter Scam Targets College Students and Staff

Imposters are sending emails to college students and staff, posing as the IRS, and phishing for personal

To learn more about IRS impersonation, click here.

Scammers are sending emails to users with ".edu" extensions. The subject lines typically relate to some sort of IRS tax refund that the user needs to claim. The recipient is then provided with a link where they are asked to contribute their personal, highly sensitive information. The website look legitimate, and it's becoming increasingly difficult for people to identify that they are fraudulent. Remember; the IRS will never initiate contact with you via email!

The above link provides some additional detail to help you educate your account holders of this increasing threat.

Please contact your NXG Client Manager if you have any questions or you need assistance.