• Lake Wales police warn residents about gift card email scam


    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - The Lake Wales Police Department is warning residents about a scam to get your personal information.

    The scam is in the form of an email that reads, "The Lake Wales Police Department has sent you a gift."

    The email then directs people to a website to claim a free Visa gift card and asks for personal information.

    Police are telling residents not to reply to the email.

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