Scam alert - Email asking for traffic violation payment
A scam email is circulating asking people to pay a fine for a traffic violation.
Citizens have reported receiving an email claiming they need to pay a fine for a traffic violation. Please note that the DeLand PD and the Department of Motor Vehicles will never send an unsolicited email to you asking for a payment on a traffic violation. If you receive this email, please disregard it.
Here are some tips on how spot a scam or phishing email:
- Emails with bad grammar
- An unfamiliar greeting or salutation
- Inconsistencies in email addresses or links
- Suspicious attachments
- Emails requesting credentials, payment information or sensitive data