Don't Fall for the Power Outage Email Scam!

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Gov. Nikki Haley is warning people statewide to watch out for a power outage email scam that's circling around.

People are receiving emails that say if they want to receive updates on outages, to click on a link. BUut Gov. Haley said that is a scam.

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She says the link allows hackers  to get into people's computers. .

She says if you do not know the sender, don't open it. "Delete it, don't click," she reinforced.

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