Beware of Holiday Fraud

 Scam Alert

The holiday season tends to bring about more fraudulent activity, and job searching is not excluded from this.  The University Career Center wants you to have a happy holiday season and not fall prey to fraudulent jobs

Avoid offers of employment that include:

  • High pay with little work
  • Cashing checks and wiring money
  • Poor grammar or punctuation
  • Offering a job without even interviewing you

These are just a few of the "red flags." Below are some resources to help you protect yourself


Students who receive a scam email to their student email address should report it to UofL Information Technology Services:

  • Send the resulting message and attachment to with a subject line identifying the message as a phishing report.