Oops: Phishing Scams Cost Coastal Carolina $1 Million

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Per Inside Higher Ed, Coastal Carolina fell for two separate phishing scams and quickly found out they were out of $1 million. Phishing is when someone contacts an individual via e-mail and asks for bank account information, under the guise that the individual owes a payment to the scammer and makes it seem official.