Authorities: Text warning of concealed carry cut-off date is scam

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If you get a text warning you that today is the final day to get a concealed carry permit in Florida, DELETE IT right away, authorities warn. It’s a scam.

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office said in a social media post that it has received reports from multiple residents about the text message.

The message claims that Dec. 22 is the final day to get a concealed carry gun certificate permit and then includes a link to download the application.

Don’t click that link, deputies warned.

There is NO cut-off date to get a concealed weapons permit in Florida.

***SCAM ALERT*** The FCSO has received reports from multiple residents regarding a text message they have received...

Posted by Flagler County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

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