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FCSO warns of spam messages

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office announced a warning from Verizon about a phishing scam.

It seems that Verizon Customers are reportedly receiving a spam message from their own phone number.

The message encourages you to click a link to receive a free gift.

Verizon reports that they are working with Law Enforcement to block the messages.

Verizon is also encouraging Law Enforcement to identify and stop the source of the fraudulent activity.

In the meantime it is important that you not click the link that is provided in the text.

You should verify any link sent in a text message before clicking it.

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