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Some Ky residents are getting unsolicited PPE in the mail. Officials say not to use it!

Officials said it could be an indicator that the recipient has had their personal information or their identity stolen.

KENTUCKY, USA — Many people in Kentucky have reported they received packages containing face shields or masks that they didn't order.

If you get one, officials say, don't use it!

The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security said it could be a brushing scam, where third-party sellers try to obtain five-star reviews in order to boost sales. 

"In a brushing scam, businesses will send out cheap items to U.S. residents then generate fake positive reviews from the bogus transaction," it posted on Facebook.