New York DMV Says Watch Out For This Hoax
Some fake New York Division of Motor Vehicle emails are being sent to residents. Here's what to watch out for.
The DMV told to CBS 6 there are emails being sent to drivers requesting they pay a speeding ticket within 48 hours or have their license revoked. If you get one of these, ignore - they are fake! The CBS article says the emails may look like they are from the DMV, but they are not - so don't click anything! The DMV says they never send emails of this kind.
I tell you what - at this point of the game any 'official' looking emails you get from anyone you exchange money with: banks, credit cards, etc. Take them all with a grain of salt and just call the official customer service line for all your financial partners if you receive something like this. This seems to be a pretty common model for scams these days, and pretty much any reputable institution would not send you a direct email asking for money.
I say always play it safe with your money!