Currently Known Scams
This is a listing of current and past scams that have targeted the Baruch College population in various ways. Please be very wary of them or close variations of the same scam.
Check Cashing/Identity Theft Scam
The email below seems to come from a Baruchmail student address and targets users to extract money and personal information. Baruch College is aware of the ongoing scam. Please do not respond to the ad or engage the scammer.
Secret Shopper/Personal Assistant Scams
Email containing an offer of employment to be a “secret shopper” or “personal assistant.” Such unsolicited offers are scams. Sometimes the message is sent from a CUNY email address whose account has been compromised, or references a CUNY “job placement” office, to lend “legitimacy” to the email. Please refer to document below for full details.