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Local Police Department warns of e-ticket scam

Posted at 2:36 PM, Sep 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-08 08:41:54-04

The St. Johns Police Department is warning drivers about an e-ticket scam targeting local residents.

At least one person received an email issuing them a citation for speeding. The email gives a location for the traffic stop, and has links to pay up. It says the fine must be paid within 72 hours.

The Department says this is a scam. A Police Officer will only hand out speeding tickets in person. If you get an email like this, report it to police.