A California state department manipulated its own employees’ anticipation for contract bonuses in May when it sent them a cyber security test promising them a quick deposit. The message included logos from Golden 1 Credit Union and Service Employees International Union Local 1000.
A California state department manipulated its own employees’ anticipation for contract bonuses in May when it sent them a cyber security test promising them a quick deposit. The message included logos from Golden 1 Credit Union and Service Employees International Union Local 1000. Manny Crisostomo Sacramento Bee file photo, 2014
A California state department manipulated its own employees’ anticipation for contract bonuses in May when it sent them a cyber security test promising them a quick deposit. The message included logos from Golden 1 Credit Union and Service Employees International Union Local 1000. Manny Crisostomo Sacramento Bee file photo, 2014

The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

State worker bonuses were ‘effective’ bait in fake phishing scam

June 07, 2017 09:47 AM

UPDATED June 07, 2017 03:23 PM

Comments

More Videos

  • 'Are you kidding me?': Officer alleges discrimination by CHP for his military status

    Lt. Col. Christopher Lutz joined the California National Guard in 1996, eventually ending up as a pilot in the Air Guard. Lutz also is a California Highway Patrol officer with 12 years of service, and says the CHP is essentially destroying his career because of his military obligations.

About This Blog


The Sacramento Bee launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day The Bee filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Subscribe to alerts on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs at sacbee.com/newsletters. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.