Kentucky Transportation Cabinet warns about text messaging scam

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet warns about text messaging scam
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet warns residents of text messaging scam. (Source: WAVE)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (FOX19) -The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has a warning about a text messaging scam that impersonates a state agency.

Officials say that the sender is listed as “KYDOT.” The message includes a link that asks for the recipient’s personal information.

The department says not to click on the link. This message is not from them and they do not send text messages that ask for personal information.

Those who did click on the link and submitted their personal information are asked to visit the Kentucky Attorney General’s website for more details about potential identity theft.

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