November 17, 2021

Scammers target international students via phone

Scammers are using a visitor Exchange Response Center and a Homeland Security Investigations number to target international students. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo Editor

Scammers are targeting international students through government phone numbers, according to an alert from the Office of International Affairs Monday.

According to the alert, scammers call students using a Student Exchange Visitor Program Response Center number at 703-603-3400 or a Homeland Security Investigations office number at 757-441-6533 asking for their immigration information — including their Alien…

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