In this version, the individual is told they are the victim of identity theft or fraudulent charges made to their account. The contact is made via phone, text or email. A message tells the victim to contact “customer service” at a link or number provided. If the victim contacts “customer service,” the scammer tells the victim to take care of the issue by purchasing gift cards and providing the numbers, or transferring money.
The Oklahoma State University Police Department is offering “Bridging Partnerships through Policing” (SOC 4950) for the spring and fall semesters 2021, introducing students to the realities faced by modern law enforcement.