Citizenship & Immigration Scam

Recieved July 22, 2021

A phishing email seeming to notify RIT students of issues with their immigration and citizenship status. This email urges students to click on the provided link or call the number to avoid arrest and any further problems. Below is a list of several red flags found in the email and a screenshot of the phish:

  • Creating a sense of urgency.
  • Spelling and grammar miskates.
  • A suspisiocus link.
  • Sender's name is missing.


Always avoid clicking suspicious links from your email. If you're unsre, try to find the page on your browser without using the link and send the email to

Phish screenshot: