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Coronavirus scam: BEWARE of text message scam, police warn

A police department in Maine is warning the public about an apparent scam going around via text messaging.

The message, according to the Thomaston Police Department, claims that the recipient was in contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus. The text message leaves a link and prompts people to click on it for additional information.

“DO NOT click the link! It is not a message from any official agency. It is however a gateway for bad actors to find their way into your world,” the police department wrote on Facebook.

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🚨🚨SCAM ALERT🚨🚨If you receive a text message like the one pictured below, DO NOT click the link! It is not a message…

Posted by Thomaston Police Department on Wednesday, April 15, 2020

 

Anyone who receives the text should contact their local police department.

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[Feature Photo: Thomaston Police Department]