Temporary Research Assistant Job Open. (gmail.com reply-to address)

In this variation on the research assistant job scam, notice that the sender's address looks real (though the address does not actually exist), but when responding, you would be directed to the Reply-To address active800670@gmail.com, another clear sign of phishing.

From: "Prof. Kristin Danko" <researchadmin@brown.edu>
Date: November 27, 2020 at 12:02:20 AM EST
Subject: Temporary Research Assistant Job Open.
Reply-To: "Prof. Kristin Danko" <active800670@gmail.com>


If you're interested in working as a temporary research aide collecting data and earn $250 weekly, indicate interest by providing the required information below and I will send you a follow up email detailing work schedule.This is an adaptable job that requires little to no prior experience irrespective of your major discipline

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Kristin Danko, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
Public Health Services, Policy and Practice. 

Phishing Email (on campus)

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