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Charles County, Maryland

Phishing Email Alert

Phishing Email Alert

Residents have reported receiving malicious "phishing" emails impersonating Charles County Government and other local businesses.
 
Ways you can tell your email may not be legit:
 
⚫️ Email address. If the email has two "From" addresses in the same line, the right one is the true source.
⚫️ Asks you to act immediately.
⚫️ Asks you to click links or reply with personal/private info.
⚫️ Asks you to do something that is out of character of the sender.
 
If you are ever unsure if an email is legitimate, contact the sender through their phone number and look up the number; don't call a number listed in the email.
You can call us at 301-645-0550 if you are unsure if your email came from Charles County Government. 
 
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