The Branson Police Department is warning residents of potential scams and malware campaigns in the wake of the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
While the Police Department hasn’t had any reports of this happening locally, Police want to make sure the community is aware that it is happening and to be on the lookout for possible malicious cyber activity seeking to capitalize on these tragic events.
To avoid becoming a victim of malicious activity people should:
If you wish to donate to any tragedy, police recommend seeking out a trusted and well-known charity or organization.
If any resident thinks they may have become a victim to this type of scam, call 9-1-1.