Illinois Secretary of State’s Office Warning of Text, Email Scams

Illinois Secretary of State’s Office Warning of Text, Email Scams

SPRINGFIELD (IOCI RADIO) – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White’s office is warning the public about new email and text scams.

The scams are targeting Illinoisans and include unsolicited text and email messages claiming to be from the Secretary of State. Spokesperson Beth Kaufman called them “bogus.”

 

The scam messages mention pending DMV fees or ask to update an individual’s information. Kaufman said they are working with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office on the matter.

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