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National Sheriff's Association Warned Against SCAMS Fake E-mails with Malware or Ransomware.

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Multiple Fake news claims: National Sheriff's Association Warned Against SCAMS Fake E-mails with Malware or Ransomware.

NSA warns the FBI is saying fake e-mails are being sent claiming to be from the CDC, with links containing malware or ransomware.  

News Verification: The National Sheriff’s Association said and warned people against any emails from CDC.

National Sheriff's Association Warns Against SCAMS (2)
Fake E-mails with Malware or Ransomware

Sheriffs, state sheriffs’ associations and local and federal officials are working tirelessly to respond and to communicate back to our communities and assure them in this time of uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic.

NSA warns the FBI is saying fake e-mails are being sent claiming to be from the CDC, with links containing malware or ransomware.

"It's unfortunate that criminals will try and take advantage of law-abiding citizens during this dire situation," said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington. "I encourage residents to remain calm, work together, and check on your elderly neighbors, family members, and friends, who are often targets of scammers."

Facts Check Verdict: False





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