AU Campus Safety warns students after one falls victim to phone scam

AU Campus Safety warns students after one falls victim to phone scam
Auburn Campus Safety

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Auburn University’s Campus Safety and Security are issuing a reminder to students about scams over the phone.

The department says they received a report of a student who was taken advantage of in a phone scam.

As part of the scam, the student was convinced to purchase a large sum of money in gift cards to transfer to the caller.

The student had no in-person contact at any time.

They also say rumors of a drugging and kidnapping are not true.

If you see anything suspicious, you are asked to contact (334) 501-3100 for non-emergency services.

Auburn Police and Campus Safety received a report today about a student who was subject to a financial phone scam...

Posted by Auburn University Campus Safety & Security on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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