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Christiansburg warning people about gift card email scam

Email asks recipient to purchase gift cards

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Christiansburg town officials are warning people about an email they may receive.

The town tweeted Thursday morning, warning people about an email some are receiving that appears to be from a town employee, although it's not.

The email asks the recipient to purchase gift cards.

The town advises anyone who receives this type of email to delete it without opening it.

The tweet says that the town is aware of the scam and working to prevent further emails.