I got a warning call from the DMV — or was it a scam? Roadshow

Q: I read about the scam calls telling drivers that their auto warranty was about to expire. Well, I got a call supposedly from the DMV saying my license renewal was late and that bad things would happen if I did not send in a credit card number and other personal information. Scam or not? I have ignored it.

Name withheld by request

A: It’s a scam call. The DMV will never ask for personal information related to a driver’s license number, Social Security number or financial information through unsolicited text, phone calls or email.

The DMV has heard from multiple customers who have received text messages directing them

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