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Scam Alert: Beware of Unsolicited Document Links

Beware of phishing email directing the public to click on a fraudulent link

Some Hillsborough County vendors are the target of a phishing email that fraudulently states that it comes from County Administrator Bonnie Wise asking for a username and password to preview a document file.

Screenshot of the scam message with a warning not to click the link
Screenshot of the phishing email message that fraudulently claims that it is from County Administrator Bonnie Wise.  

Individuals who receive a similar email that appears to come from Hillsborough County should immediately delete it and not click on any embedded link.

Anyone who may have acted on a suspected fraudulent email is asked to immediately change their account password.

If you receive electronic documents to review or any other suspicious communication regarding Hillsborough County requests, please contact the individual or department sending the email for verification before clicking on any links. Do not reply to the message.

Scammers may try to use the internet to steal your personal information or trick you into sending them money. Learn how to stay safe online at usa.gov/online-safety.

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