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Oregon DMV warns about refund texting scam – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-11-24 21:39:34 –

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) – The Oregon DMV warned Oregon residents to pay attention to text messages from fraudsters claiming refunds, according to a press release Wednesday.

Fraudsters are trying to get payment information from Oregons by pretending to be a DMV and sending a text indicating that the recipient has a refund.

The DMV urged those who received these texts to delete the message without clicking the link.

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“DMV does not send text messages to customers to notify them about payment issues or to refund by text message,” said Katie Hafner, DMV Customer Service Manager.

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Instead, refunds from DMVs will be mailed or deposited directly on your card. Oregon DMV officials also said they would not notify people that they would receive a refund.

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