A COVID -19 Phishing Scam ? But you don't have to take the bait.

Yes, claiming to pay out claims to eligible workers

I am sharing this to keep you informed.

Norwich VT Police Department

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DOL COVID-19 Benefits and Compensation Phishing Scam

Vermonters have reported receiving an email or text message claiming to be from the Vermont Department of Labor, promising to pay “COVID-19 Benefits and Compensation” to eligible workers. A large sum of money is promised to be paid pending ID Verification. This is a phishing scam that attempts to steal your personal information and your money. If you receive one of these notices, do not click on any links or attachments. Do not respond and do not send money. Move this and all scam emails to your junk folder. Block text messages from this number.