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Bethel Park police warn of USPS text message scam

CBS Pittsburgh logoCBS Pittsburgh 8/13/2022 CBS Pittsburgh

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (KDKA) — Police in Bethel Park are warning residents of a text message scam. 

Police said in a Facebook post that the U.S. Postal Inspection Service told them several residents got text messages claiming a package is on hold for them because their address is incorrect. 

But police said if a resident clicks on the link, it could allow scammers to steal personal or financial information. 

Bethel Park police said to report USPS-related smashing, send an email to spam@uspis.gov.

For tips on how to protect yourself from consumer fraud, click here.

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