This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on January 23, 2019.

From:  Scott Apel [mailto:executive_ceo_1@aol.com]  
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:21 AM
To: Denise Shurko <Denise.Shurko@csulb.edu>
Subject:  Please Advise

Summary

The fraudulent email masquerades as CSULB Vice President Scott Apel but comes from an AOL email address.  The phisher is attempting to lure campus recipients into believe it is the real Scott Apel wanting to update his direct deposit information to divert salary to different bank account.

Intent of the Email

This is an attempt to steal wages.

Screenshots

Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email


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