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Alert issused due to scam involving UK employees

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The University of Kentucky has issued an alert about a scam that's targeted some of its employees.

UK officials say a small number of employees fell victim to a phishing scam and their paychecks ended up being re-directed to a different bank account.

UK is working with them to fix the problem.

Meanwhile, UK is enhancing direct deposit security for all its employees to protect those who do need to make a change to their main bank account.


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