USDA warns of fraudulent emails misusing PACA name

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), warns member of the produce industry to beware of a fraudulent “phishing” scam where criminals have been sending fraudulent email messages using the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act Division (PACA) name.
The scam asks recipients of the fraudulent email to click on a link or open a file that may release a virus onto your computer.