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City of Richland Warning Residents of Email Scam

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RICHLAND, WA -  The City of Richland is warning residents about a scam in the area.

The City says fraudulent emails are circulating that say the City of Richland is requesting nominations/selections for an award called the 2013 Best of Richland. The email includes categories and suggestions on who to vote for. They even provide links to legitimate Facebook pages. The email includes a link to a website that asks for money.

Richland police have been investigating and say this is a scam. It is not affiliated with the City or area businesses or non-profits.

If you have any questions regarding this please contact Sgt. Ver Steeg at 509-942-7545.