Lakeland University tries its best to stop those unwanted emails from going through to yours, but sometimes those scam emails get through anyways.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning the professors and students of educational institutions about emails that are impersonating IRS workers. Lakeland explains that “The IRS has received complaints about the impersonation scam in recent weeks from people with email addresses ending in ‘.edu.’ The phishing emails appear to target university and college students from both public and private, profit and non-profit institutions.” Anyone at Lakeland could be contacted by this person, even though Lakeland does have a good blocking system, it could still get through.

Information Technology of Lakeland, George Heimbuch, explains, “our e-mail system does block the great majority of bad e-mails directed towards us.  Unfortunately, the bad actors are always working to get around those…

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