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Democrats' email to university leads to phishing attempt


August 30, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri spokesman on Wednesday said a Missouri Democratic Party email seeking interns ended up in the inboxes of most faculty, staff and students at the Columbia campus, and that someone then used the email addresses for a phishing attempt.

Christian Basi, the university spokesman, said the email slipped through the school's spam filters and most people on the campus received at least one copy of it Monday. He said the party obtained two or three email address lists that enabled the email to spread as far as it did.

Party spokeswoman Brooke Gore...

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