International Students


In this scam you are approached or contacted by someone who promises you a discount on your tuition if you pay through that person. This person may also pretend to be someone one will know.

The person uses your Ohio State username and password to pay with a credit card and the tuition appears paid in full on your account. You wire the person the tuition amount minus the discount promised. However, the credit card was stolen and Ohio State will reject the payment. You will then still owe the entire tuition amount to Ohio State in order to remain enrolled.

To avoid this scam: