Tag : stealing

Phishing scams target students

2 years ago / 0 comments

More observant students may be aware that screens around campus have been encouraging vigilance when online and answering the phone. The messages are in response to known new phishing schemes that target students, particularly those from abroad. The Gryphon contacted the university for more information. A University of Leeds spokesperson … Read More

News | Meal deal snatcher checks out

5 years ago / 0 comments

Security officers detained a 30 year old man last week after stealing food from Essentials. The shoplifter, believed to be from North Yorkshire, was detained at approximately 12:35pm last Friday when a member of staff raised the alarm. The man stole a sandwich, orange juice and a bag of crisps, … Read More

‘Prolific’ campus thief jailed

6 years ago / 0 comments

A man has been imprisoned for two and a half years after stealing from University property, having been apprehended by Security. Mark Devine, of Holbeck, Leeds, was found guilty of theft, fraudulent use of a stolen bank card and burglary. Polices sources told Leeds Student that Devine, 37, was a … Read More