Gift Card Scam Alert – Gift Cards (Donation)


From UCCA President Diane Ahern: Hello University City neighbors. Apparently my email account was “hacked” and there’s a BOGUS email message requesting gift card donations with my name as the sign-off. The subject line reads “Gift Cards (Donation)” or something similar. The message asks the email recipient to purchase gift cards on my behalf. 

This is some sort of “scam” … please do not open or respond. University City Community Association is not sending out email requests for gift cards. If you receive this email, please let us know at

Wishing you a healthy, safe, and scam-free holiday weekend.

For related information from our police department in a post from 2015, please refer to “Bad Guys asking for Gift Cards in New Twist on Old Scams” at


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