|Secretary of State’s Office Cautions Opening Charities Scam Emails:
The MS Secretary of State’s Office is cautioning registered charities about a recent charities email scam. Charities are urged not to open and to delete any emails from “firstname.lastname@example.org” or “email@example.com”. Charities are also urged not to click on any links within any emails from “firstname.lastname@example.org” or “email@example.com”.
On July 15, 2019, a scam e-mail was sent from “firstname.lastname@example.org” with a subject line containing the following language: Delbert Hosemann shared “Mississippi Charity Financial” with you. A link was found within the body of the e-mail to click on.
Do not open or click on these emails. These emails were not sent from the MS SOS’s Office.
For more information, call the Charities Division at (601) 359-1599 or visit www.sos.ms.gov/charities.