Norfolk Police warn of Christmas sweater text scam circulating

Posted at 2:14 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-07 14:14:26-05

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police warn residents of a Christmas sweater texting scam that has populated.

The sender of the texts poses as the Norfolk Police Department with a text that reads:

Police say they are not selling Christmas sweaters and warns residents not to click on link associated to avoid giving away personal information.

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