The Tehachapi Police Department has received reports of a possible email scam involving the sale of Girl Scout cookies.

A person received an email from someone identifying themselves as a family member requesting that money be sent to them to purchase Girl Scout cookies, police reported. Tehachapi police officers determined this incident was a phishing scam, sent out in hopes that others would send the person money.

If you receive a similar email, the Tehachapi Police Department asks that you refrain from providing any personal information. Notify the TPD Communications Center at 822-2222.

Also, you can inform the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center by filing a complaint online at ic3.gov.