Scam Alert: Georgia DNR warns of an online fishing license scam

Scam offers fake Georgia fishing licenses.

Georgia Department of National Resources is warning on its Facebook page that when entering “Georgia Fishing License” into a search engine, it results in the first link being an advertisement for www.georgiafishinglicense. online/. This fictious site allows you to enter your personal information (social security number, driver’s license, address, etc.) to receive a fishing license through the mail, but never asks for payment.

Georgia DNR has begun the process of having the website shutdown. Please notify the Law Enforcement Division – Georgia DNR‘s Investigative Unit at 770-918-6408 if you or anyone you know has provided your personal information on this site. We also encourage affected customers to file a police report with their local agency as well as monitoring/freezing their credit.

The valid web address to purchase a hunting or fishing license is always www.gooutdoorsgeorgia.com

Example of the fake fishing license site!

 

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