Human Resource Services is alerting faculty and staff to a new phishing email circulating the WSU system, this one pretends to come from Theresa Elliot-Cheslek, VP & CHRO via Dropbox.

Please note that Theresa would not send files to employees via DropBox. If you receive this suspicious email, please do the following, forward the email to, and then delete the message.

This is an automated email from Dropbox using a fake account “” imitating Theresa Elliot-Cheslek. Individuals should not respond or click on any of the links. The email message shows as from “” with the various subject lines, such as  “Your transfer from Theresa Elliot-Cheslek expires in 1 day” and “Reminder: Theresa Elliot-Cheslek sent you “Becu Members Benefits Approved.pdf”.

For further assistance or questions please contact your departmental IT support staff or the Crimson Service Desk at 509-335-HELP or