Phishing email please remove URL

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    plissken 
    Asked on November 06, 2017 at 02:22 PM
    From: ShareThis Platform [mailto:from@sharethis.com] 
    Sent: Monday, November 6, 2017 9:30 AM
    To: Vaughn, John W <john.vaughn@wsu.edu>
    Subject: alexis villa has shared a link with you!

    Are you interested in a Mystery Shopper Job in your location for 300USD. Your job is to sit down at specific servers tables. Pay is 300USD per assignment, and each assignment requires 25-40 minutes of your time at a store plus time to write up your post visit reports. Send your details name, address and phone number for more details and registration.click below https://form.jotform.com/72963957284170 thank you for your time



    Please remove this site. It is sending out phishing emails.


    Thanks

    Brian Hall

    Security Operations Center

    Washington State University


    abuse@wsu.edu

    https://www.sharethis.com/
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    BJoanna
    Answered on November 06, 2017 at 03:21 PM

    Jotform is an online form builder that many webmasters use to build different kind of forms.  However, some phishers might use our tool to make forms where they offer jobs, or they request credit card or critical/personal information such as SSN or login credentials.

    The email you received is using a sender email address that we provide by default. This makes it to appear as if it is coming from our company. 

    However, the form was built by a someone who seems to be using Jotform to scam people by offering a job in exchange of money. Our recommendation is to never ever send money for a job offer. Nevertheless, we have a system that detects spammers or scammers, but some forms built with our tool might bypass our automated system detection, so we appreciate your report. The form is now disabled and the account in which the form was created is suspended.