Florida Officials Warn Of Email Traffic Ticket Scam

Dec 20, 2016

Florida transportation officials are alerting residents emails asking for traffic violation payments are a scam.

The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles says a company is sending out emails demanding payment of fraudulent traffic tickets. The emails threaten late penalties if recipients don’t pay.

Credit MGN Online

Officials caution residents not to respond or make a payment because the company is not affiliated with the agency.

Residents can direct suspicious-looking emails to their local court clerk or the state’s motor vehicle department.