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How scammers are phishing for information through mail fraud texts

SEYMOUR, Tenn. (WVLT) - Some people in East Tennessee are seeing an increase in text scams. After getting a text message to her cell phone from an unsaved number, Leslie Percelly said she knew something about the message was wrong.

”It said ‘post office- your package can not be delivered because the address is wrong, and we need to update our information, please click on this link,’” said Percelly.

Percelly said she wasn’t expecting a package and the hyperlink in the message looked strange. Feeling uneasy about it, she shared it with her husband.


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