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Beware: Phishing Scam Impersonates DATCP Employees

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) issued a release dated December 20, 2017, stating that DATCP is aware of a phishing scam that impersonates DATCP employees.  The emails mention an “invoice” or other actionable item and contain the name or email address of a DATCP employee as the sender.  There are different versions of the phishing emails.

DATCP advises recipients to immediately delete the email and take no further action.

The release is available here: https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/News_Media/20171220CA_FakeDATCPInvoiceEmails.aspx

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