Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Issues Scam Warning for License to Carry Permits

CARLISLE –The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office today warned of a text and email scam. Individuals have reported to the office that they have received texts and emails from someone stating that today (December 23, 2020) is the final day you can get a Concealed Carry Gun Certificate Permit.

The text and email also provides a link to download the permit,containing excessive license and shipping fees. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office advises if you receive a text or email message similar to this do not respond or click the link, as it is not associated with the Sheriff’s Office.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office does not send texts or emails of this kind, and advises recipients of this scam to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 717-240-6390 if they have any questions.