University of Michigan officials warn of email scams

Associated Press

Ann Arbor — Officials say more than 150 people at the University of Michigan have fallen victim to scam emails and revealed personal information such as names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and passwords this week.

The Ann Arbor school says scammers are setting up fake Google Forms and sending phishing emails that link to the forms. The school’s Information and Technology Services is taking steps, including working with the victims and taking down fake Google Forms.

People at the university are being advised to be cautious when reading and responding to email and to be alert to scams.

Details are posted on the university’s public safety website.