Received a Package You Didn't Order? It Could Be "Brushing" Scam!


Have you received anything weird in the mail that you didn't order, like seeds, a pair of socks, or masks? You aren't the only one!

Apparently it's a scam called "brushing" where con artists find your name online, and order something, say, from Amazon and have it sent to you. Then they use your name and write a review for the product.

Experts say you shouldn't be too alarmed that you’ve been hacked or your identity has been stolen, but it's always a good idea to monitor your credit cards and bank information.

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Link via Whitehouse Police Department in Ohio

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