Quiz: Can you spot a phishing scam? - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Quiz: Can you spot a phishing scam?


You man have noticed a lot of scam alerts from law enforcement, especially during the holiday season.

Some of you may have even received one of those scam calls or emails.

On Thursday, Dec. 11, the Massac County Sheriff's Office notified the public of two new scams in their area.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department also warned people on Facebook about a scam where a man or woman claims to be from the U.S. government or the IRS and says you have won grant money.

The previous day, on Wednesday, the Williamson County sheriff sent a release on a "Jury Duty Scam."

So, do you know what to look for when identifying if something is a scam or not?

CBSNEWS, along with Intel Security, put together a quiz for you to take to see if you have what it takes to catch a phish.

You can click here to take the quiz.

Watch Heartland News tonight for more on this story.

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