ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Important Information FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has been made aware of a spoofing scam involving individuals using the SEVP Response Center (SRC) phone numbers (703-603-3400 and 800-892-4829) and claiming to be SRC representatives. The fraudulent callers are inquiring about Form I-94 documents and asking students to provide information regarding monetary transactions.

Things to remember:

· SEVP officials will NEVER ask stakeholders to provide credit/debit card/gift card numbers, wire transfers, or bank routing numbers, or to make bitcoin deposits for any purpose.

· NEVER divulge personal or financial information to unknown callers.

· Report all suspicious calls to the HSI tip line (https://www.ice.gov/webform/ice-tip-form)