The State Hornet

Scammers phishing at Sac State for student info

Andres De Leon

February 4, 2015

Spring semester at Sacramento State started with several emails alerting the campus of cyber scams targeting college students nationwide, along with phishing emails here at Sac State.“Students have been receiving emails to their school accounts recruiting them for payroll and/or human resources pos...

Sac State Police warns of fake letter from University Foundation

Sac State Police warns of fake letter from University Foundation

Imran Majid

April 23, 2013

Sacramento State Police warned earlier this month of a fake letter from the University Foundation at Sacramento State stating the recipient won an international lottery. The scam informs the recipient they won $300,000 in a general market draw, and promises them the full amount once they deposit an atta...

Two people reportedly claiming to be Sacramento State students allegedly part of scam

Natalie Gray

February 28, 2013

A man and a woman, claiming to be Sacramento State theater students, may  be going door-to-door asking for money. They are allegedly attempting to sell children’s books for the UC Davis Children’s Hospital to fund a trip. A Sac State professor reported people came to her house to ask for money....