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Salisbury Police Blotter: Frauds and Scams

The following information was provided by the Salisbury Township Police Department.

Salisbury Police Blotter: Frauds and Scams

The following information was provided by the Salisbury Township Police Department.

Fraud---A resident in the 700 block of S. Muhlenberg Street reported Sept. 18 they received a renewal notice for Time magazine and sent a $69.95 check to Associated Publishers Network but never received the magazine; caller was later told by Time magazine that company is fraudulent, police said.

Scam----A resident reported Sept. 18 he got a letter with a $3,190 check asking him to be a secret shopper, caller was told to cash the check at Walmart, spend $100 on a list of merchandise, keep $200 as compensation and send $2,870 to an address in the Phillipines, police said.

Fraud---A resident reported Sept. 17 two unauthorized charges were made on his credit card at a Giant in Bethlehem, police said.

Scam---The Salisbury Township Police Chief received a $3,350 check from M&T bank from an unknown sender Sept. 18 that was reported on a fraud list, police said.

 

 

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