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Maryland State Police warn of phishing scam targeting gun dealers

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Posted at 11:17 AM, Aug 12, 2020

PIKESVILLE, Md. — Maryland State Police are warning of a phishing scam targeting local gun dealers.

At least two regulated firearms dealers, have received an email that pretends to be from the Maryland State Police Licensing Division.

The email reportedly contains an attachment that's viral if opened.

Police say any official email address from them would end with “@maryland.gov.”

They suggest not opening any emails or attachments before verifying its legitimacy.

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