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Scott VFD warns of text scam

Posted at 3:33 PM, Apr 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-25 16:34:18-04

Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier is warning folks of scam using his department's good name.

The scammer is ending texts out, saying they are selling T-shirts for the fire department.

It's not true, Sonnier says.

"We would like to inform everyone that the following text has NO association with the Scott Fire Department and is a scam, please ignore, block and delete," the chief says.

Here's a screenshot of the text:

Here's some information about avoiding scams from the Federal Trade Commission.