Scam Alert: Winning Money from a State Agency


Please be aware of SPAM message claiming you have won money. This is not from the State of West Virginia Department of Tax and Revenue or any other State agency.

The spam looks something like this:

Subject: ____, a thank you from State Of West Virginia Dept Of Tax And Revenue
From: Message Center
To: ____

Dear _________,

On behalf of State Of West Virginia Dept Of Tax And Revenue you have been issued a $1,000 Visa Gift Card free of charge.

Card type: Visa Gift Card
Issued to: _______________________________ (User's Name) 
Issuing branch: Charleston, West Virginia Valid until: 08/2015

Please use the following website to claim your card and have it shipped to the address of your choosing:

Go to:

Note that claims must be made within 48 hours from this email being sent, or the above link will become invalid.

Sincerely, Rachel
Customer Service
Employee Benefits Center, LLC