More than £100,000 in student loans stolen by phishing email scammers

Sooraj Shah
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Students warned to be careful about giving away personal or financial information online
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Students warned to be careful about giving away personal or financial information online

More than 70 students had their university funds redirected by scammers in just 15 months

More than £100,000 has been stolen from university students via phishing attacks in just over 15 months, according to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the Student Loan Company (SLC). Th...

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