‘There is no free gift card;’ Police agency issues text scam warning

CENTERVILLE — A police agency has issued a warning about a potential text scam.

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The Centerville Police Department wrote on social media that people are receiving text messages offering free cards.

They posted a video that included a picture of one of those text messages.

“Get a FREE gift card from Kroger when you finish these questions,” it said. The text also includes a link for people to click.

Centerville Police said, “There is no free gift card.”

They are also asking that people “Don’t click the link,” and “Know the scam.”

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