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Official warns of phishing scam involving fake Summit County email address

Official warns of phishing scam involving fake Summit County email address
Official warns of phishing scam involving fake Summit County email address(Source: Office of County Executive Shapiro)
Published: Apr. 16, 2022 at 11:04 AM EDT
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Have you received an email that appeared to come from a Summit County email address?

It could be a scammer trying to steal your personal information.

The Office of County Executive Shapiro is warning the public of a phishing scam.

According to a news release, the scammer uses a fake Summit County email address and the county seal.

Executive Shapiro’s office said the following email address is not legitimate: info@co.summitoh.net

You can call 330-643-2500 to verify the authenticity of an email claiming to come from a Summit County official.

The scam is under investigation by the County’s Office of Information Technology, according to the release.

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