KSP warns of email scam

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Madisonville, Ky. (WEHT) – Kentucky State Police is warning the public of an email scam.

We’re told the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville was contacted by a concerned citizen about an email scam in July.

KSP said the person received an email with a picture of a Kentucky State Police vehicle and a KSP seal.

The email said the person had received a parking ticket, and if not paid by September 7, he would be in contempt of court.

The email even had a citation number and a link to pay the parking fine.

You should never give out your Social Security Number or other personal information online or by phone.

To report a possible scam, you can call 888-432-9257, or fill out a complaint form online at ag.ky.gov.

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(This story was originally published on September 7, 2019)

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