A Message from the Boston Police
Important information from the Boston Police regarding securing your residence while away on Thanksgiving break.
Preventing Bike Theft
Exercise care in where and how you lock your bike and e-scooter. If you must leave your bike outdoors, don’t leave it for long periods of time.
Boston University Community: Fraud Alert
There have been four reported incidents in our community since September 6, 2021. Some schemes are designed to capitalize on a fear of not cooperating with government authorities and many seem to target the Asian community.
Law enforcement sources within Massachusetts are reporting “large scale counterfeit prescription stimulant trafficking in the Greater Boston area.
UPDATE: Crime Alert: Armed Robbery Brookline
Yesterday, the Boston University Police Department issued a crime alert for an armed robbery that took place on 3/18/2021 at approximately 3:20 a.m. at 121 Dummer St.
Crime Alert: Recent Burglaries in the Gardner St., Ashford St., Pratt St. Neighborhood
BU Police have received information regarding several recent residential burglaries in the Gardner St, Ashford St, Pratt St neighborhood.
Top Ten Fraud Prevention Tips
Fraud and scams of various sorts are becoming one of the most common crimes.
What Happens When you Respond to Scam EMAILs (Funny)
We recommend deleting scam emails or forward them to email@example.com if they are coming to or from BU email accounts. This TED Talk is a funny look at these types of scams.
Pet Sitting Scam
Don’t fall for this one… There are a couple of different versions of this scam going around. This is in the ‘too good to be true’ category. The scammer ‘spoofed’ a legitimate bu.edu email (so we won’t show that here). Spoofing means they send from a different email (such as gmail or hotmail and make […]