***Text Message Scam***
Residents of Brecksville,
It has come to our attention that a recent text message scam has been circulating across Ohio.  Victims of this scam have reported that they have received a text message which states “Your unemployment benefit has been updated.  Please login to view” or other similar wording.  The text message also includes a link to what appears to be the Ohio Unemployment website.  This and other similar text messages are FRAUDULENT and should be ignored and deleted.  DO NOT CLICK ANY LINKS IN THE MESSAGE.  The messages are being sent from unknown sources and are an attempt to gain your personal information.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Brecksville Police Department at (440) 526-8900.  Please share this information with your family and friends.
-Brecksville Police Department Detective Bureau