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Estherville Police Department
Thursday July 18th, 2013 :: 07:34 p.m. CDT


Estherville Police Cheif Warns Residents About Scam E-Mail

(Estherville)--The Estherville Police Department is warning area residents about a scam e-mail that is making the rounds.

Estherville Police Chief Eric Milburn says the subject line of the e-mail claims it’s a reservation confirmation from the Houston Marriot Westchase Hotel. Milburn says the e-mail actually contains a virus. Estherville Police have received several calls this morning from people who clicked on the e-mail.

Milburn says the e-mail is widespread. He says when he called the hotel this morning there was message on their phone system about the scam e-mail advising callers to delete it.

Estherville Police Department
114 North 6th Street
Estherville, IA 51334

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 712-362-3515

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