Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw police warn about Sask. Polytechnic phishing scam

Police and Saskatchewan Polytechnic say the emails appear to be from the campus and offers a job or says documents are pending.

Police say to not open suspicious links or attachments

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Moose Jaw Police are warning people about an email phishing scam. (Kirk Fraser/CBC)

Moose Jaw police and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are warning people about an email phishing scam. 

Police say the fraud security alert involves people receiving fake emails alleging they are from Sask. Polytechnic with the subject lines of "Document Pending" or "Saskatchewan Polytechnic — Time Jobs Opportunity." 

Police say people receiving the emails should not click on any of the links or open any attachments. As well, people should not reply to the message and instead delete the email immediately. 

At least one complaint of the fraud has been reported to police, they say. 

Anyone who has information or has been a victim of fraud through a phishing scam is asked to contact their local police service.