Latest Scam Comes in the Mail: Seed Packages

Fla. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried issued a warning very last 7 days: If you get seeds in the mail that you did not order, really don’t open up them – or plant them.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – More than 600 Floridians described seeds showing up in the mail – seeds they did not order or know just about anything about. The U.S. Office of Agriculture phone calls it a “brushing” rip-off.

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried very last 7 days raised fears about unsolicited packages of seeds bearing Chinese characters and the name China Publish. The Office of Agriculture and Purchaser Products and services asks Floridians to report the “suspicious seed packages,” which may be labeled as jewellery or something else.

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Overall health Inspection Services suggests the packages show up to be portion of a ploy to draw fake consumer assessments and increase on the web

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