Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Police Warning Residents of Phone Scam

Police are warning of a phone scam that occurred this week.


According to the Mahanoy Township Police, a resident reported that they received a call from someone saying they were an inmate from the Schuylkill County Prison and wanted them to send money via Western Union.

The phone number was identified as (570) 628-2269 and the person on the phone directed the recipient to call 1-800-483-8314 to deposit the money.

If anyone should receive a call like this, report it to authorities.

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