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Nelnet’s Brand Used in Phishing Scam

February 7, 2017
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We are aware of a phishing scam that involves consumers (not exclusively Nelnet borrowers) receiving an email from an individual claiming to be from Nelnet. In the email, the individual claims to work for Nelnet’s recruiting team and asks consumers for personal information.

Please be aware that these emails are not legitimate communications from Nelnet. They don’t represent how we approach recruiting new team members and they should immediately be deleted.

We are aware of these phishing attempts using the Nelnet name and we apologize for any inconvenience they may cause.

A portion of the phishing email text follows:



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