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Phishing Emails—What To Do If You Fall Victim

Phishing messages become more commonplace and sophisticated with each passing year as a result of our heavy use of email and technology in everyday life. Near the beginning of the calendar year in particular, scammers tend to increase their efforts to obtain confidential information in order to file fraudulent tax returns. Regardless of when it may happen, it's all too easy for us to fall victim to these scams, however, it's critically important to take action as soon as possible.

Next Steps

If you have inadvertently fallen prey to a phishing message and provided your Butler credentials after clicking on a malicious link, or personally identifiable information such as your social security number, click for information on what to do.