'Tis the season to scam': Kent police warn of USPS scam preying on victims

The Kent Police Department warned its residents of a “somewhat legit looking” text or email scam that has been reported.

KENT, Wash. — Tis the season to scam, according to the Kent Police Department.

The department warned its residents of a “somewhat legit looking” scam text or email that has been reported.

The scam starts with a notice from the United States Postal Services (USPS), saying they have a problem with the mailing address. The Kent Police Department said in a Facebook post on Tuesday that the “graphics are good and it almost fooled a few of us.”

Police said the scammer

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